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#1 Bendy


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Posted 07 May 2017 - 05:05 AM

Hi All,


I've been hit with a ransomware virus



says its a strain of dharma but no know decryption


I got hit on the 26 April 2017 but I cant see anyone else mentioning it on the net

has anyone heard of a new strain of Dharma out? I've tried the decryption tools but all say no


the ransom note is


'All your files have ben encryted due to a security problem your PC. If you want restore your data you must pay for decryption in Bitcoins.
You can know price for your files mandanos@foxmail.com'


note the spelling mistakes!!!!



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#2 quietman7


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Posted 07 May 2017 - 06:13 AM

Yes...any files that are encrypted with Dharma Ransomware will have an .dharma, .wallet or .zzzzz extension followed by an id-<8 random hexadecimal characters>.[email address] appended to the end of the encrypted data filename (i.e. .id-A04EBFC2.[bitcoin143@india.com].dharma, .id-480EB957.[legionfromheaven@india.com].wallet, .id-EB214036.[amagnus@india.com].zzzzz) and leave files (ransom notes) named README.txt, README.jpg, HOW_OPEN_FILES.html, Hello my vichtim.txt.

Unfortunately, there is no known way at this time to decrypt files encrypted by Dharma .wallet or .zzzzz variants without paying the ransom.

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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