Posted on: September 23, 2022 Posted by: AKDSEO Comments: 0

LockerGoga was first identified in early 2019 and had successful large-scale attacks against US and Norwegian companies. It has infected numerous people, companies, and municipalities worldwide with a monetary tally of over $104 Million.

On an infected system, the LockerGoga appends files with a ‘.locked’ extension. With the release of this tool, You can now recover your data for free. In the thumbnail, you will see an example of a ransom note.

Below you will find step-by-step instructions for using the decryptor in both single-computer and network modes.

  • Once downloaded and run, select “Scan Entire System” if you want to search for all encrypted files or add the path to the encrypted files. It is strongly recommended that you also maintain the “Backup files” option enabled. Then press “Start now.”
  • Users may also check the “Replace previously decrypted files” option under “advanced options,” so the tool will replace already decrypted files. At the end of this step, your files should have been decrypted.

    Silent execution (via cmdline)
    The tool also provides the possibility of running silently via a command line. You might want to use this feature if you need to automate the tool’s deployment inside a large network.

  • -help – will provide information on how to run the tool silently (this information will
    be written in the log file, not on the console)
  • start – this argument allows the tool to run silently (no GUI)
  • -scan-path – this argument specifies the path containing encrypted files
  • -full-scan – will enable the Scan entire system option (ignoring -scan-path
    argument)
  • -disable-backup – will disable the file Backup option
  • -replace-existing – will enable the Replace previously decrypted files option

    Examples:

  • BDLockerGogaDecryptTool.exe start -scan-path:C:\ -> the tool will start with no GUI
    and scan C:\
  • BDLockerGogaDecryptTool.exe start -full-scan -> the tool will start with no GUI and
    scan entire system
  • BDLockerGogaDecryptTool.exe start -full-scan -replace-existing -> the tool will scan
    the entire system and overwrite present clean files

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