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File Extensions changed to ITTOOLK, docx

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I have a few documents on a file share that have changed to a ITTOOLK file extension. These files if renamed are currupt, any assistance.
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Rob Henson earned 2000 total points
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I suspect this is a virus corruption.

There are a number of viruses out that change the extension of a file and will mess with the content of the file. If you do a Google search with "virus ITTOOLK" it comes up with a few mentions of ittools.dll getting corrupted.

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by:Helao Mwapangasha
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I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

Files were infected with CBT-Locker
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by:Rob Henson
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As I said in my post, a virus.
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by:Helao Mwapangasha
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Hi Rob,

Yes a virus, your solution did not work because the scan method u suggested was of no use because the only way to recover is from shadow copy or restore from backup.

CBT-Locker, email variant
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I didn't suggest a scan method, I merely said that it looked like the behaviour of a virus and suggested a search on the internet for possible resolutions.
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