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TeslaCrypt 0.x was ransomware that targeted computers running Microsoft Windows. It was first discovered in February 2014 and used various methods to infect victims’ computers, including exploit kits and drive-by downloads. Once TeslaCrypt 0.x had encrypted a victim’s files, it would display a ransom note demanding payment in order to decrypt the files.

 

TeslaCrypt 2.x was released in May 2014 and included several improvements over the previous version, including increased encryption strength and the ability to target more file types. Like its predecessor, TeslaCrypt 2.x used exploit kits and drive-by downloads to infect computers. However, it also added the ability to spread via email attachments.

 

TeslaCrypt 3.0 was released in September 2014. This version added support for the Angler exploit kit, and also included a new feature that allowed it to spread via removable drives.

 

TeslaCrypt 4.0 was released in February 2015. This version featured an improved encryption algorithm, as well as the ability to target more file types. TeslaCrypt 4.0 also included a new ransom note that demanded payment in Bitcoin.

 

TeslaCrypt 0.x, 2.x, 3.0, and 4.0 were all eventually shut down by authorities in April 2016. However, variants of TeslaCrypt continue to circulate today. If you have been infected with TeslaCrypt, it is important to seek professional help immediately in order to decrypt your files. paying the ransom is not guaranteed to work, and may only result in you losing more money.

 

Protection against TeslaCrypt can be achieved by using a reputable antivirus program and backing up your files regularly. Also, be sure to avoid clicking on links or opening attachments from unknown sources. You should also never download or run programs from untrustworthy websites.

So, use caution when downloading files from the internet, and only do so from trusted sources. If you are unsure about a website, do some research to see if it is safe before proceeding.

How do I know that my computer is infected with TeslaCrypt?

There are a few ways you can tell if your computer has been infected with TeslaCrypt. First, you may notice that some of your files have been encrypted and have the .ttr extension. Additionally, you may find a ransom note on your desktop or in other folders on your computer. This ransom note will usually include instructions on how to pay the ransom and decrypt your files. Finally, your computer may run more slowly than usual or crash more often. If you notice any of these symptoms, it is likely that your computer is infected.

What should I do?

If you think your computer is infected with TeslaCrypt, it is important to take action immediately. First, you should run a scan with a reputable antivirus program to remove the ransomware from your computer. Next, you should try to restore your files from a backup. If you do not have a backup, you may be able to use file recovery software to recover some of your files. SalvageData recovery software is recommended for all ransomware victims.

Finally, you should change any passwords that may have been compromised by the ransomware.

Public decryption tools

You can find a list of publicly available decryption tools for TeslaCrypt on the No More Ransom website.

These tools may not work for all variants of TeslaCrypt, but they may be able to decrypt your files if you are lucky.

Data recovery services for TeslaCrypt victims

If you have been infected with TeslaCrypt, you may be able to recover your files using SalvageData Recovery Services.

SalvageData has a success rate of over 96% for all ransomware victims, and our team of experts will work with you to recover your files as quickly and safely as possible.

We understand the importance of your data, and we will do everything we can to help you get it back. Our SalvageData Certified Engineers are available 24/7 to answer any questions you may have about our services.

Give us a call today at 1-800-972-3282 to get started.

 

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