abedalkareem
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locky-ransomware

Tue Mar 01, 2016 8:37 am

"Locky ransomware is spreading at the rate of 4000 new infections per hour, which means approximately 100,000 new infections per day."

http://thehackernews.com/2016/02/locky- ... crypt.html


couldn't imagine the huge number of infection per day :o :o :o , those hacker working hard

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locky-ransomware

Tue Mar 01, 2016 8:54 am

That's why I use LibreOffice :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

Today I got a message from a client that was infected. Don't know which version yet...
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locky-ransomware

Tue Mar 01, 2016 8:58 am

These criminals that are doing the locky variant probably have no idea of the heat they have on them now. Especially after infecting the hospitals... I am guessing the eyes looking for everyone involved have never been greater. I hope they like reading, because that's about all they wil be doing in federal PMITA

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locky-ransomware

Tue Mar 01, 2016 9:13 am

@ HaQue

you think governments could involved and catch those hackers??
if they control drug dealing first then may can put an end for those hackers

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locky-ransomware

Tue Mar 01, 2016 11:54 am

sad to say, cut even a small percentage of those infected people are paying the ransom, it's a few mil. $$$ everyday. :twisted: :evil: :twisted: :evil: :twisted: :evil: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:

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locky-ransomware

Tue Mar 01, 2016 4:29 pm

The whole situation is disturbing. even if they caught every single criminal involved in this, the code is still out on the net and would be infecting people, but there would then be no way to get your files back. It is only a matter of time before this malware affects real human life. I just hope that these scumbags have not totally lost all human decency and when they go to sleep they are either wondering when the guys with guns are going to smash down their door, and that they have some feeling left for the millions of people that hate them. I doubt the money compensates for not having a life where they are actually a valued citizen. just a single OpSec mistake.... and may it happen soon

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locky-ransomware

Tue Mar 01, 2016 5:48 pm

My case was encrypted by the new Cryptolocker 4.0... If these guys took advantage of their knowledge to do the right thing, the world could be better for sure...
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locky-ransomware

Sun Apr 10, 2016 7:56 am

This one may help lite bit to protect us from this evil.
https://blog.malwarebytes.org/malwareby ... ware-beta/
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locky-ransomware

Tue Apr 26, 2016 3:00 pm

Not sure that Malwarebytes Anti-Ransomware Beta will help you to decrypt infected files :(
Nowadays the only way to be secured from different lockers ( like cryptowall, locky, cerber, better call saull etc.) is to make backups of your hard drives !
My friend laptop is infected with locky and he tried almost everything: from manual removal guides (http://manual-removal.com/locky-files/) and Free Bitdefender Crypto-Ransomware Vaccine (https://labs.bitdefender.com/2016/03/combination-crypto-ransomware-vaccine-released/)to official decrypror(from locky creators which he got on Bleeping Computer Forum http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/605607/locky-ransomware-support-and-help-topic-locky-recover-instructionstxt/), and you know - result is 0 files encrypted :(

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locky-ransomware

Tue Apr 26, 2016 3:03 pm

I think hipo was referring to preventing future infection of viruses like this. Decrypting the data after infection is a whole other can of worms.

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