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.David ransomware

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#1 jdixon


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Posted 20 March 2018 - 08:48 AM

We have recently ran into a new ransomware that changes the file extensions to .David. Our client decided to pay the ransom after negotiating the price down but in the end the person just sent an encryption key and no program to actually decrypt the file with the key. For the actual decryption tool he wanted more money which he isn't going to get.


Has anyone used an decryption tool that actually works against this ransomware?

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#2 quietman7


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Posted 20 March 2018 - 12:54 PM

Michael Gillespie (demonslay335) reported hunting for that extension here and confirmed it was Velso Ransomware.

#Ransomware Hunt: extension ".david", note "get_my_files.txt" - https://pastebin.com/Mj1tPAC1 . ..Just confirmed it actually is Velso Ransomware, not decryptable.

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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