For about a year now the CryptoLocker has caused chaos in the computer world. This particular piece of malware, once installed, encrypts your personal files and demands ransom to unlock them. Users were faced with the decision to pay the ransom, restore from a backup, or lose the data.
Our team has worked to implement security measure to aid in the prevention of this infection. Now, two security firms have teemed up and have figured out how to decrypt the data affected by this malware. Users can go to decryptcryptolocker.com, enter their email address, and send them one of the encrypted files. The site will then send you a program that can decrypt the data. This service is free for anyone who needs to unlock the data.