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Threat indicator: HIGH

Threat's profile

Name of the threat:

Command or file name:

Threat type:

Affected OS:

TrueCrypt

(randomname).exe

Ransomware

Win32/Win64 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)



TrueCrypt

TrueCrypt intrusion method

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

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How to remove TrueCrypt manually?

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with TrueCrypt, 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 TrueCrypt. However, this threat may not allow you to do htis in some cases, thats why, we recommednd you to use one of the above options.

To get rid of TrueCrypt, you should:

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

  • TrueCrypt Format.exe
  • TrueCrypt Setup.exe
  • truecrypt-x64.sys
  • TrueCrypt.exe
  • truecrypt.sys

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 WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:

  • C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\TrueCrypt
  • C:\Program Files\TrueCrypt

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

  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\.tc
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\TrueCryptVolume
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\TrueCrypt
  • Key: HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Enum\Root\LEGACY_TRUECRYPT
  • Key: HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\truecrypt
  • Key: HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\LEGACY_TRUECRYPT
  • Key: HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\truecrypt

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 WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.


How to decrypt files after TrueCrypt infection?

You may attempt to decrypt files infected by different versions of TrueCrypt manually. Modern ransomware threats use complex encryption algorithms and try to prevent users from decrypting their files by disabling System Restore option, removing Shadow copies and previous versions of user files. However, in most cases, there is still a chance to restore your files using one of the described metods. There is also special advanced data recovery software, that can revive lost data in several clicks. This is not a guarantee for data restoration, but it is worth giving a try.

Using advanced data recovery software

recuva
  1. Download and run 'Recuva Professional'
  2. Click on the result
  3. Choose the date before the infection appearance
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions

Restore encrypted files using System Restore

System Restore constantly creates copies of files and folders before major changes in the system (windows update, software installation). You can also create restore point manually from time to time. TrueCrypt may remove system restore files, but you can check it using following instruction.

windows system restore
  1. Click Start and search for 'system restore'
  2. Click System Restore result (Recovery in Windows 10)
  3. Choose any date before the infection appeared
  4. Follow the wizard instructions

Roll the files back to the previous version

Previous versions are copies of files and folders made by Windows Backup (if Windows Backup option is turned on) or copies of files and folders created by System Restore. You can use this feature to restore files and folders that you accidentally modified or deleted, or that were encypted by TrueCrypt. Available only in Windows 7 and later versions.

windows previous versions of files
  1. Right-click on the file and select Properties
  2. Click on the Previous Version tab
  3. Choose the latest version and click Copy
  4. Finally, click Restore

Restore files using shadow copies

shadow explorer
  1. Download Shadow Explorer and run it.
  2. Choose the drive and the folder, where encrypted files are located and date, when they were in normal state.
  3. Right-click on the folder, that you want to restore and choose Export.
  4. Select location folder for export and overview restored files.

Protect your computer from ransomware

Most of modern antivirus solutions have a module to protect from ransomware threats. However, there are also special solutions, that can detect cryptoviral activity and stop it, preventing modification of your files. One of the best is ZoneAlarm Anti-Ransomware utility, that will not use much resources for effective protection against latest ransomware threats.

zonealarm anti-ransomware
  1. Download and run ZoneAlarm Anti-Ransomware.
  2. Install it (works only on Windows).
  3. You are protected from encryption activity.

Information provided by: Aleksei Abalmasov

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

Problem Summary: Uninstall of TrueCrypt

I installed a new solid state hard drive on my Dell Latitude laptop running Windows 7 Pro. Everything was fine and functioning perfectly. I then installed TrueCrypt so that I could encrypt the entire hard drive. I created a key disk as part of the process. The installation did not work, and I then uninstalled TrueCrypt. However, even after the uninstall, when I boot up my laptop, I must enter my TrueCrypt password, and the next screen then gives me a message saying that Windows failed to start, and I have a choice of Launching Startup Repair or Starting Windows Normally. When I start normally, Windows loads and everything is fine. How can I completely get rid of TrueCrypt so I don't need to enter a password when I bootup, and I go right into a normal Windows bootup (as it did before I tried to install TrueCrypt). I did try to do a system restore in Windows to a point before I installed TrueCrypt, but this did not work either to get rid of the bootup problem.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Trying to remove TrueCrypt

Have managed to decrypt my hard drive but TrueCrypt has left a partition and I can not access it to delete it. How do I completely remove all of TrueCrypt so it does not interfer with updates/upgrades to my system?

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Truecrypt on my laptop and I don't have password

I have true crypt loaded on a laptop but no longer have the password. The laptop will not get past the truecrypt password prompt when booting up. Is there any wy to overcome this and restore it to factory settings

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Cancelling Truecrypt encryption

I used Truecrypt to encrypt an entire internal storage drive the is 2GB in size. It is taken 46 hours to complete. That is a little too long for me so I want to know how to stop the encryption before it completes?

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Passwords Access

Hello,
I recently bought a USB Drive from Amazon.
There was a read me and other info about the company.
Part of the Read Me was a program called TrueCrypt.
I followed their instructions to create a encrypted drive.
But now the USB isn't recognised by my computer.
I located it in TrueCrypt and tried to mount it but the password doesn't work.
This cannot be because I know the password by heart and have been using it for ages on other programs and for my computer. I am running Mac OS X 10.8.3 (Mountain Lion).
I tried to find it in the Disk Utility but I don't have permission to edit it.
Is there anyway I can just remove all the data on the disk and repair it?
All the files on the disk are not important and all data can be lost.
I just want to get the USB to work properly as a USB again.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Passwords Access

Hello,
I recently bought a USB Drive from Amazon.
There was a read me and other info about the company.
Part of the Read Me was a program called TrueCrypt.
I followed their instructions to create a encrypted drive.
But now the USB isn't recognised by my computer.
I located it in TrueCrypt and tried to mount it but the password doesn't work.
This cannot be because I know the password by heart and have been using it for ages on other programs and for my computer. I am running Mac OS X 10.8.3 (Mountain Lion).
I tried to find it in the Disk Utility but I don't have permission to edit it.
Is there anyway I can just remove all the data on the disk and repair it?
All the files on the disk are not important and all data can be lost.
I just want to get the USB to work properly as a USB again.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: After decrypting drive,

I had an entire system disk encrypted with Windows Vista installed on it. There were some issues with windows booting occasionally, so I tried using the recovery disk and decrypting the whole system so that I could try and copy some files off of the drive and repair windows.

After decrypting the drive with the rescue disk, I recieve the "Error: No bootable partition found" message. I have tried restroing the true crypt boot loader from the rescue disk as well as the original system loader.

I then booted the system up into Ultimate Boot CD for windows, and tried looking at the drive, which it detects no partitions on...

So then I looked at the drive using a hex editor, and all I see is random data, nothing at all, making the drive look like it was never decrypted. The only text readable is the "True Crypt" boot loader text.

Any ideas on what is going on? The decryption process said that it completed succesfully, but I can't even see intelligble data in a hex editor.

I am unable to mount the volume with truecrypt in the live cd / on another PC. (Didn't think it would work since it has been decrypted... but thought I'd give it a try anyway.)

Do you have any suggestions as far as recovery?

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Completely removed truecrypt

May I know how to completely remove truecrypt software?

My brother locked the com with this software and I wanted to use it now

Please help me

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Work for a small company one employee installed truecryp that employee is now gone

Work for a small company one employee installed truecryp that employee is now gone and i don't know his password i don't care about the data i just want to reload the windows 7 os but when i try windows gets to expanding windows files and stops at 1% is there a way i can wipe the drive and install windows?

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Problem opening up TrueCrypt

Hello, when I try to load the truecrypt.exe file from my USB drive on a school computer, it gives me an error saying something like I am not administrator don't have access to load it around that kind of saying... So I was wondering why does it show that, I am not trying to install anything just wanted load the truecrypt file and open my work files. You think you may have any idea why it's like that or any other solutions you can help me for me to open it at school without having problems. There's no problem opening at home obviously.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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