CRYPTOLocker: If Impacted MUST BE Addressed before Upgrading from Small Firm to Premium Edition
Tags: Amicus Premium
How to recover from a Crypto Virus if detected during an Upgrade to Premium
What is CryptoLocker?
CryptoLocker is a file-encrypting ransomware, which will encrypt the personal documents found on victim’s computer using RSA-2048 key (AES CBC 256-bit encryption algorithm)
If you suspect Amicus Attorney Program is impacted by Crypto virus.
Always ensure your Anti-virus and malware protection software is Updated.
Disconnect all shares on the affected computer or server
Ensure the virus has been safely removed from your PC\Server
You will need to ensure you have a backup-preferably an off-site backup. The key files to recover for Amicus Attorney Small Firm Edition are amicus.db stored in C:\Amicus\Amicus Attorney Small Firm ** Edition Team\ Database\amicus.db (** is the year of the Software) including the license file ateam.ldf stored in C:\Amicus\Amicus Attorney Small Firm ** Edition Team\ateam.ldf
If you don't have an offsite backup then you need to retrieve the specified files from the existing Small Firm Team Folder.
Uninstall the existing version of Amicus Attorney Small Firm Team.
Now perform a clean install of Amicus Attorney Small Firm Edition using the DVD or download link sent to you by Sales.
If you require a download link for the program you can also email firstname.lastname@example.org or call into Technical Support department.
Once the Team folder has been successfully installed replace the key files specified with the ones from the backup location.
Now start the Amicus Administrator with the control key held down until you see the message “Regenerating..Fetching Phone Log List”
Once the Administrator is launched you are now ready to perform the Upgrade to Premium Edition. Follow the Published Guide to Upgrade from SFE to Premium Edition.