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Old 03-18-2016, 06:25 PM   #1
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Anyone get the Ransom Crypto virus?

Did anyone get the Ransom Crypto virus?

I got hit with it. 4096 encryption.




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Old 03-18-2016, 07:37 PM   #2
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Re: Anyone get the Ransom Crypto virus?

No, I hope you have a good backup.....all I've heard is its a bad one.
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Old 03-18-2016, 08:32 PM   #3
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Re: Anyone get the Ransom Crypto virus?

Running Windows Defender full scan now.
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Re: Anyone get the Ransom Crypto virus?

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Running Windows Defender full scan now.
That won't help this, there are school distracts paying this ransom...this is a really bad one, hope everyone has a goods back up....only solution is a complete reinstall!
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Re: Anyone get the Ransom Crypto virus?

I always have a backup. How do you get it?
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Old 03-19-2016, 01:58 AM   #6
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Re: Anyone get the Ransom Crypto virus?

Sorry to hear that...

What detected the virus for you?

or did it self announce?
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Old 03-19-2016, 08:24 AM   #7
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Re: Anyone get the Ransom Crypto virus?

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Sorry to hear that...

What detected the virus for you?

or did it self announce?
You get a pop up screen with directions to pay the ransom with a count down timer....its been in the news, not good! This is one of many...
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Old 03-21-2016, 03:12 AM   #8
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No, I hope you have a good backup.....all I've heard is its a bad one.

It is a bad one

Lost game save files and game screenshots mostly. Everything else is mostly retrievable from backups and other sources. A lot of time though reinstalling windows 7 and tweaking it. Plus I have to use updated apps when the older app worked better. Adobe comes to mind here.


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