Files with cryptolocker suffix are generally encrypted files with their extension renamed by CryptoLocker ransomware.

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CRYPTOLOCKER file extension - CryptoLocker encrypted file

What is cryptolocker file? How to open cryptolocker files?

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File extension cryptolocker is mainly associated with CryptoLocker, one of the first ransomware that was used to attacks computers via e-mail attachments and botnets. CryptoLocker encrypts certain types of files stored on local and mounted network drives with RSA.

A .cryptolocker file represents the encrypted and renamed variant of the original file.

Note: A different rensomware pretending to be the original CryptoLocker appeared in December 2016, but is from a different group.

Help how to open:

As far as we know, there is no reliable decryptor for CryptoLocker.

How to convert:

You can only convert the original files once their are decrypted, there is no alternative here.

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