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monitor-locking ransomware

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#1 wasimgad


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Posted 09 April 2017 - 10:44 AM


i really need help here. 

yesterday at work, I tried opening my work computer but a message was shown before it got to load windows.

message was as following:




I asked the IT staff and found that all PCs and servers that were running on that night got the same thing.

we contacted the hacker and he wants BTC for the decryption code.

He gave us the password for one PC as proof.

after i enter the passcode, windows runs normally and no files are encrypted

when i looked into the PC after unlocking it. i noticed that Diskcryptor is used to encrypt the hard drive.


can anybody help me with recovering the data and removing this malware from the whole network?

Edited by wasimgad, 09 April 2017 - 12:40 PM.

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Posted 10 April 2017 - 03:42 PM

There are several ransomware variants which affect the MBR...this is most likely related to Mamba or DiskCryptor.

There are ongoing discussions in these 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 one of the above support topic discussions...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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