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USPS ransomware. HELP!!

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#1 Reds465


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Posted 16 March 2017 - 07:40 PM

I unfortunately downloaded a zip file from what I thought was the usps. However everything has been crypted and I can't retrieve anything. Please help
My files are now ending with .CRYPTED

I apologize if I posted this a few times, my computer is acting funny...lol
This is the what popped up on the screen...

Moved from Am I Infected


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Posted 17 March 2017 - 05:23 AM

Any files that are encrypted with Nemucod Ransomware will have the .crypted extension appended to the end of the encrypted data filename and leave files (ransom notes) named DECRYPT.TXT.

Fabian Wosar released a decryptor for Nemucod and newer variants of the infection but you need to us a pair of files with the same file size...see here.Note: In some cases Nemucod will skip encrypting files despite appending the extension...it adds the extension first, then encrypts in a different manner so renaming the file and removing the .crypted extension should retore the file. Emsisoft's Decrypter for Nemucod has been updated to handle the files that are not really encrypted and only need to be renamed.

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.Rather than have everyone with individual topics, it would be best (and more manageable for staff) if you posted any more questions, comments or requests for assistance in the above support topic discussion...it includes experiences by experts, a variety of IT consultants, end users and company reps who have been affected by ransomware infections. To avoid unnecessary confusion, this topic is closed.

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