The Cyptolocker virus is a new generation of ransom-ware that virtually un-repairable without paying the criminals. MSN posted an article that explains a little bit about the Ego of the virus’s inventors. There are also a couple of recommended links to software that could prevent the virus from getting onto your system and encrypting the files that are most important to you.
Read the artical here.
Always remember to keep your antivirus up to date and to never click on a link or an attachment that you are not certain is safe.