The *.cryptolocker file extension is related to CryptoLocker Trojan horse and used for its encrypted data files.

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CRYPTOLOCKER file extension - CryptoLocker encrypted file

What is cryptolocker file? How to open cryptolocker files?

File type specification:

Ransomware encrypted file type icon Ransomware encrypted file type

The CRYPTOLOCKER file extension is associated with the CryptoLocker a ransomware Trojan horse (malicious software) that attacks computers via e-mail attachments and botnets.

CryptoLocker encrypts certain types of files stored on local and mounted network drives with RSA.

The *.cryptolocker file stores encrypted data with CryptoLocker.

Help how to open CRYPTOLOCKER files:

When dealing with encrypted files caused by some ransomware, you basically have three choices:

1. restore from backup
2. wait for some researcher or AV company to release decryptor for your particular ransomware version
3. pay the ransom

However, even paying the ransom does not guarantee you that you will get your files back, as lots of ransomware are just pure scams.

How to convert file with extension CRYPTOLOCKER:

You cannot convert these files to anything else. You first have to recover / decrypt the files before you can convert them to anything else.

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