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1Back to top Go down    Cryptolocker virus on Thu Feb 18, 2016 7:21 pm

Crazy Frog

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As you may know, Cryptolocker is a virus also called ransomware.
What its doing, is encrypting all your data(including pictures, music and movies) and you cannot access them anymore unless you pay a ransom in bitcoins.
NO antivirus software can detect it as the core of this virus may have up to 10 different versions per hour.
Today Malwarebytes release the first software capable of limiting the damages.
I say limit, because what this software is doing is monitoring the processes on your computer, and if something try to encrypt files, the process will be shut down.
This is a Beta version, but certainly a big improvement over NO protection.
I installed it on few computers and it doesn't seem to have any undesirable effects.
You can download your free copy Here

I ENCOURAGE EVERYBODY TO GET THIS PROTECTION.
(If you have a network and have access to other computers, the virus will infect them too.)


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2Back to top Go down    Re: Cryptolocker virus on Thu Feb 18, 2016 11:31 pm

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Timely advice CF. Thank you.

Our work got it a few weeks ago. Took over a week to get the system back to normal and our IT guys are very good.
Problem was the guy who got the virus (clicked an email he knew he should not have) waited ten minutes before he told IT.
Thankfully with multiple servers the damage was limited as it took time to propogate from one to the next.
Our IT advice if you think you have done something you should not have? Pull the power cord and tell someone. Same applies at home. Hopefully limit the damage until something like this Malwarebytes becomes more readily available.


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3Back to top Go down    Re: Cryptolocker virus on Fri Feb 19, 2016 3:38 am

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good advice Bert

thanks


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4Back to top Go down    Re: Cryptolocker virus on Fri Feb 19, 2016 4:51 am

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Too many people have things such as photographs that are not backed up - one nasty virus like this b*st*rd and they're gone forever. With computers (and storage) being so cheap these days, home users might like to consider the solution I use. I have a second (desktop) PC that is only ever brought online to back up data. As soon as the data is backed up, it is powered down again. Additionally, on this second PC all data is duplicated across a secondary set of drives.

Paranoid? Not me. Very Happy

If anything really nasty sneaks in then restoration becomes a scratch-rebuild which occupies a few hours of cursing at one's own stupidity instead of being out riding/building the bike. It's saved me twice; both times after disc failures.


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5Back to top Go down    Re: Cryptolocker virus on Fri Feb 19, 2016 5:48 am

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Yes backup!

FYI, an excellent free backup software that I use is Macrium


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6Back to top Go down    Ransomeware decryption key on Fri May 20, 2016 7:20 am

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7Back to top Go down    Re: Cryptolocker virus on Fri May 20, 2016 7:53 am

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Crazy Frog wrote:
You can download your free copy Here

I ENCOURAGE EVERYBODY TO GET THIS PROTECTION.
(If you have a network and have access to other computers, the virus will infect them too.)
the link brought me to this CF...


is the link gone?


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8Back to top Go down    Re: Cryptolocker virus on Fri May 20, 2016 10:01 am

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The site was down for a short time but it's back online again.


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9Back to top Go down    Re: Cryptolocker virus on Fri May 20, 2016 6:33 pm

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The site that I listed on my earlier post is a very reputable one and you can get the key and the software to retrieve files that were previously encrypted.
Here is what you get when accessing the site:


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