File: C:\ProgramData\AVAST Software\Avastbackend.txt.vari
Error: No key for New Variant online ID: QCXaYUsWLoWgvDcEmn0mXYzdbE2pS8jF0ZopeEgf
Notice: this ID appears to be an online ID, decryption is impossible
This is just one in a string of thousands of nearly identical entries in my decrypt log. Long story short; I picked up a ransomware, and it encrypted much of my external hard drive. The software failed to decrypt any of the files, and I reckon that the reason for that is the online ID.
Now, I did read up a bit on the difficulties regarding the online ID's, but I'm in a real