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Threat indicator: HIGH

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Win32 (Windows XP, Vista, Seven, 8)

CryptoLocker is classified ransomware. It will encrypt certain files using a mixture of RSA & AES encryption methods.

To decrypt encrypted files you can use Shadow Volume Copies of your files created by System Restore. you can use program Shadow Explorer or submit request to our support system.


CryptoLocker intrusion method

CryptoLocker copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is (randomname).exe. Then it creates new startup key with name CryptoLocker and value (randomname).exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name (randomname).exe or CryptoLocker. Also, it can create folder with name CryptoLocker under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData.

If you have further questions about CryptoLocker, please call us on the phone below. It is toll free. Or you can use programs to remove CryptoLocker automatically below.

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* Removes all files created by CryptoLocker.

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* Technical details of CryptoLocker threat.

* Manual CryptoLocker removal.

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How to remove CryptoLocker manually?

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with CryptoLocker, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by CryptoLocker.

To get rid of CryptoLocker, you should:

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1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

• (randomname).exe

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use CryptoLocker Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:

• (randomname)

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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

  • Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
    Value: Cryptolocker
  • Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce
    Value: Cryptolocker

Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use CryptoLocker Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

4. Manually fix browser problems

CryptoLocker can affect your browsers which results in browser redirection or search hijack. We recommend you to use free option "Reset Browsers" under "Tools" in Stronghold AntiMalware to reset all the browsers at once. Mention that you need to remove all files and kill all processes belonging to CryptoLocker before doing this. To reset your browsers manually and restore your homepage perform the following steps:

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Internet Explorer

  • If you use Windows XP, click Start, and then click Run. Type the following in the Open box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • If you use Windows 7 or Windows Vista, click Start. Type the following in the Search box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • Click the Advanced tab

  • In Reset Internet Explorer settings, click Reset. Click Reset in opened window again.

  • Select Delete personal settings checkbox to remove browsing history, search providers, homepage

  • After Internet Explorer finishes resetting, click Close in the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box

Warning: In case this option will not work use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.

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Google Chrome

  • Go to the installation folder of Google Chrome: C:\Users\"your username"\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\User Data.

  • In the User Data folder, look for a file named as Default and rename it to DefaultBackup.

  • Launch Google Chrome and a new clean Default file will be created.

Warning: This option might not work if in Google Chrome you use online synchronization between PCs. In this case use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.

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Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox

  • Go to Help > Troubleshooting Information in menu.

  • Click the Reset Firefox button.

  • After Firefox is done, it will show a window and create folder on the desktop. Click Finish.

Warning: This option will also clean all your account passwords for all websites. If you don't want it use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.

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Here are the descriptions of problems connected with CryptoLocker and (randomname).exe we received earlier:

Problem Summary: Non riesco più a leggere i file encrypted

Sono stato infettato da CryptoLocker RSA2048. Ho provato diversi tool e da decryptolocker on line non mi riconosce il file come infetto da CryptoLocker. Se potete aiutarmi. Grazie.

The support ticket is opened for this person in our HelpDesk and our support team is currently solving the problem described.

Problem Summary: CryptoLocker has infected my partner's not-for-profit network

Virus infected both the server and the back up drive, so the whole oranization's files are locked up - grant applications, lists of volunteers, everything! They want 1,000 Euros. I read that it is relatively straightforward to delete the virus using tools like yours, but that when you do so your files are still encrypted and you now have no way of decrypting them. Is there any way of resolving this without paying the ransom?


Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Cryptolocker removed, Files encrypted.

Can you decrypt the attached file. Along with a lot others like that?

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: cryptolocker

cryptolocker has not only encrypted our files but has stopped us from downloading any type of spyware of tools to remove the virus. What do I do?

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: cryptolocker has invaded my computer, and does not allow downloads

Your important files encryption produced on this computer: photos, videos, documents, etc. Here is a complete list of encrypted files, and you can personally verify this.

Encryption was produced using a unique public key RSA-2048 generated for this computer. To decrypt the files you need to obtain the private key.

The single copy of the private key, which will allow you to decrypt the files, located on a secret server on the Internet; the server will destroy the key after a time specified in this window. After that, nobody and never will be able to restore files...

To obtain the private key for this computer, which will automatically decrypt files, you need to pay 400 USD / 400 EUR / similar amount in another currency.

Click «Next» to select the method of payment.

Any attempt to remove or damage this software will lead to the immediate destruction of the private key by server.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: i have problem with cryptolocke.

my total data encrypted how to decrypt

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: cryptolocker

this has popped up on my computer I'm able to do everything as normal on my computer but its asking for $300 in if it not paid all of my files will be deleted

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: cryptolocker pop-up window displaying on my PC

Just happened in the last half hour.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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