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Infected by Ransomware without ransom note

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#1 guyman20


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Posted 09 February 2017 - 04:07 AM

I was logged to my computer using TeamViewer.

I opened a word document on the local machine (not on my own computer, which was remote), and my remote computer got infected!

Now I have plenty of .locked files.

However - not all of the files are locked, and there is no ransom note anywhere!


I have no idea what to do.


Filename example:


The locked file contains asian characters.

The ransomware left svchost.exe on %appdata%.


I need urgent help, please.

Thank you

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#2 quietman7


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Posted 09 February 2017 - 07:51 AM

Did you submit any samples of encrypted files to ID Ransomware for assistance with identification?

CryptoShocker, Stampado, Philapdelphia, BankAccountSummary, RAA-SEP, Uyari, PokemonGo, Russian EDA2, JobCrypter, Zyklon Locker (GNL), ApocalypseVM, KimcilWare Ransomware, LOCKED, FirstRansomware, Zyka and C/C++ Ransomware (version of Globe) all append the .locked extension to the end of the affected filename. Stampado does not leave any ransom notes.

There is an ongoing discussion in this topic where victims can post comments, ask questions and seek further assistance. Other victims have been directed there to share information, experiences and suggestions.

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Posted 09 February 2017 - 10:25 AM

With the filename being renamed like that, it may be Stampado, Philadelphia, or Fantom. I believe the first two are more likely, as they are more active and do remote software hacking. They usually give you a ransom message in a program window. The only way to confirm will be to have some sort of email address or any contact info for the criminals.

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Posted 09 February 2017 - 11:03 AM

Please can you upload the malware file (svchost.exe) to virustotal.com and provide us with the link?



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