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New Malware seen a few days ago which encrypts all of your files and requests a ransom to decrypt them.Many have been paying the ransom.

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09-14-2013 12:02 AM
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Few days ago I was fighting with similar malware as my wife's friend got that s.it. The sadness is that she thought that if she pays she'll have her hdd decrypted. Thank God she haven't paid Tongue I couldn't even run Windows in Safe Mode - it took me ~5 hours to totally remove that sort of ransomware, which pose as the Police...

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09-14-2013 01:48 PM
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Yes it is primarily business oriented but has been showing up for the home user also and sadly some are paying the ransom.True,it is easy enough to get rid of and there is a way to get your files back if you have system restore points.
I couldn't agree more that something as simple as backing up your files is so important

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09-15-2013 05:06 PM
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I just read that it needs 100USD/100Euro/Similar amount in another currency. 

Well I would pay it in Rs. As 100Rs is very cheap amount to pay. Also the english in it speaks volumes that it is not made by any government. 

Well they need to have better english to convince the users.

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09-28-2013 02:51 PM
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What about 100 Zimbawean Dollar Tongue ?
09-28-2013 03:36 PM
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My files are taken over by this malware. I want to just pay the ransom and my IT company wants me to wait. Plkease give me advise!!
10-02-2013 10:08 PM
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Well Jimrash please make a thread here Guests cannot see links in the messages. Please register to forum by clicking here to see links.

We will help you remove this nasty. Thanks. 

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10-02-2013 10:20 PM
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10-02-2013 10:23 PM
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Posted a removal guide here Guests cannot see links in the messages. Please register to forum by clicking here to see links.

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10-02-2013 11:51 PM
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