Encrypted data on RAID & File Decryption - What you need to know

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There are several types of RAID arrays. E.g.: RAID 0, RAID 4, RAID 5 (and more) — they have different capabilities, depending on the number of drives in the array itself. RAID arrays are stored in special cabinets in server rooms. Why? The server rooms have appropriate conditions (e.g. temperature). Thanks to that, the risk of mechanical damage is close to zero. In addition to physical damage that can make it difficult or impossible to access your data, there is one more danger to your array — a ransomware attack. What to do if you find out that the data is encrypted?

RAID file decryption — what NOT to do

Individual users, as well as large organizations, use RAID to keep important data on it, that's obvious. Large companies have the resources to ensure that the RAID is serviced by a team of specialists, but individual users must seek external help in case of problems. However, both have little chance of decrypting files blocked by a Ransomware virus. Before you contact us, we will tell you what you absolutely shouldn't do in case your data is encrypted by the Ransomware virus.

Do NOT keep the RAID running

You can't access your files anyway — so turn off the power switch as soon as possible. This way you will prevent possible further problems. Especially if you are not using an uninterruptible power supply, such as UPS. In the event of unexpected power loss or circuits, additional damage can occur. These problems will make restoring all files difficult. It is not impossible, but it will significantly extend the period of time to get things done. File decryption is one thing, mechanical damage is another story. It's better to prevent problems than stack them up.

Encrypted file, data recovery – do NOT do it yourself

If you were a file decryption professional or data recovery specialist, you wouldn't need our help. More to that — you probably would not read this article (unless out of curiosity — best regards, if that's the case).

On the web, you will surely find the “how to recover data from RAID” guides. All the best for the authors, but still — we do not recommend that you attempt this process yourself. One mistake, and you can say goodbye to your data. Especially since you won't find a step-by-step guide to decrypting files. Example — Phobos Ransomware virus uses a unique key each time when encrypting data. Even if he attacks the same person again, the key to the algorithm is different. He's a swagger, isn't he? You think you can find a step-by-step guide for beating Phobos?

Encrypted data – do NOT restore factory setting on RAID

If you did, the chances of data recovery are poor.

  1. If you decided to recover the data yourself using specialized software — better cancel the procedure. Do NOT make the programs perform any repair procedures.

If you do, you will overwrite the data. We don't like the word “impossible” — for us, some things are just more difficult to achieve. If you overwrite your data, there is little chance of restoring it.

  1. Do not remove the drives from the RAID array.

RAID has an orderly structure — it's not the same as taking a drive out of your computer and plugging it into another. In addition, it may turn out that when you put the disk back in, you will make a mistake in connecting the cables. Seriously — don't do this. Give us a call, we know how to handle file decryption and data recovery, as well as making RAID work properly.

Stripping, logical address space, physical integrity

If you don't know what the header terms mean, then you definitely shouldn't go with file decryption or RAID data recovery by yourself. If you know what they mean, then you definitely know that it's best to contact professionals. Don't pay the ransom, don't support cybercriminals.

We will diagnose you for free. It's up to you to decide if you want us to decrypt your files. We are almost 100% effective, and we stay tuned to ransomware database and threats. The computer virus was created by man, so we know that we can deal with it. Call us or write to us — you can reach us 24 hours a day. The Internet never sleeps — that's why we are always on duty.

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