Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: CTB Locker: Software That Specifically Targets & Protects Against ?

01 Sep 2015   #1
Robert11

Windows 7 64bit
 
 
CTB Locker: Software That Specifically Targets & Protects Against ?

Hello,

Was wiped out by this CTB Locker Trojan a while ago.

Will be getting a new desktop PC with Windows 10, and would sure like it to not happen again.
Am willing to purchase, rather than just use the free versions, software to prevent it from happening
again.

Lots of really good links and suggestions on which anti-virus is good, etc. on Posts here, and on external reviews.

Really confusing.

Anyway, does anyone know of any that Specifically targets CTB Locker, and any of its variants
or "cousins" ? I guess "specifically" is the operative word.

Malware Bytes, perhaps ? Or,...?

BTW: Has anything ever been done against these folks ? Is it still making the rounds ?

Thanks,
Bob


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
01 Sep 2015   #2
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

As its name implies, CryptoPrevent is designed target this family of infections.

https://www.foolishit.com/cryptoprev...re-prevention/

Avoid the CryptoPrevent Filter Module (Beta) if you ever use the Windows native on-screen keyboard.

There is no support forum for CryptoPrevent - so you will need to get help with it here - from other users.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 CTB Locker: Software That Specifically Targets & Protects Against ?




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Unknown software called Locker v4.22
I've been getting this windows popup recently, it's called Locker v4.22 It forces me to pay bitcoins to unlock my files. What the hell is this?
System Security
PC Cleaner Pro Protects Against What?
Does "PC Cleaner Pro" (PC Cleaner Pro‚?Ę 2013 - All-In-One Secuirity & Performance Tool & PC Cleaner Pro) protect against all that is listed in the picture + Unknown Threats?
System Security
Microsoft Security Essentials Protects Against What?
Does Microsoft Security Essentials protects against what is in the picture plus Unknown Threats?
System Security
What specifically is IKEEXT?
I have googled this process, and had found all results similar to IKE and AuthIP IPsec Keying Modules - Process and Service wiki This process (at start up only it seems) eats my cpu for a good minute after boot. I'm unsure as to what it's function is/does in 'noob' terms. I'm usually pretty good...
Performance & Maintenance
Programe that password protects other applications
Sometimes i dont lock my machine when i leave, sometimes i just don't feel like it, sometimes i let my bro play games using my user account and game profile, w.e. anyone know of a program that can prevent an application from launching unless you type in a password? just a few programs i don't...
General Discussion


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:10.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App