There is a lot of incorrect and dangerous information floating around about Crypto Locker.As Bleeping was one of the first support sites to try helping users who are infected with this infection, I thought it would be better to post all the known information about this infection in one place.
Since then there have been numerous ransomware infections that have been released that utilize the Crypto Locker name.
Info: There is a very active Crypto Locker support topic, which contains discussion and the experiences of a variety of IT consultants, end users, and companies who have been affected by Crypto Locker.
If you are interested in this infection or wish to ask questions about it, please visit this Crypto Locker support topic.
This FAQ will give you all the information you need to understand the infection and restore your files via the decrypter or other methods.
In many ways this guide feels like a support topic on how to pay the ransom, which sickens me.