What is Ransomware?

You do not want to encounter Ransomware, believe us. Research conducted by specialists working at has clearly shown that this malicious application is one of those threats mercilessly encrypting users’ files. As a consequence, it is called crypto-malware by researchers. If it is already too late for prevention, i.e. if you have discovered the ransomware infection on your computer, you cannot turn the clock back and prevent it from entering your system, but it does not mean that you have to live with Ransomware active on your system. Specialists say that this threat should be removed from the system as soon as possible because it does not stop working after encrypting files on affected computers. It creates a Value in the Run registry key, so it continues working even if the affected machine is rebooted. If it is not disabled, you might find more files encrypted on your computer soon. We are sure you do not want to discover more ruined files, so we will help you to delete Ransomware fully. Continue reading this report for now.

What does Ransomware do? Ransomware is a new variant of RotorCrypt Ransomware, researchers say. Because of this, it does not differ much from its predecessor. Once this infection infiltrates users’ computers, it goes to encrypt personal files it finds on these affected systems right away. As research conducted by our experienced specialists has shown, this malicious application does not lock any .exe files. Also, it does not affect a single system file. Because of this, you could use your programs and computer normally following its successful installation on your system. Unfortunately, you could no longer access all the most valuable files, including pictures, documents, videos, etc. All encrypted files get the monstrous extension !==SOLUTION OF THE appended, so we are sure you will sooner or later find out that the ransomware infection has entered your computer and locked your files. Unlike some other similar threats, this infection does not drop a ransom note, but there is no doubt that cyber criminals expect users to write an email to the email address indicated in the appended extension – Even though users are not told anything about the ransom, money is all cyber criminals behind Ransomware want from them, so it is only a question of time when they will get an answer from them with an indicated amount of money they have to send to them in order to get files decrypted/receive decryption software. You should know that there are no guarantees that you could unlock your files after you send money to cyber criminals, so you should not spend your money on the decryption of files. Unfortunately, it might be impossible to unlock files for free because free decryption software does not exist.

Where does Ransomware come from?

If you cannot tell much about the entrance of Ransomware, it means that it has infiltrated your computer illegally. Of course, you could have helped it to enter the system yourself. Researchers say that the chances are high that Ransomware is distributed via spam emails too, so it is very likely that you have opened a malicious attachment and thus allowed this infection to show up on your computer. Do not let a similar infection to enter your system without your knowledge again – you will ensure your system’s maximum protection by installing a reputable security application on your computer.

How to remove Ransomware

The removal of Ransomware will not be a piece of cake for you if you consider yourself one of the inexperienced users. You will not only need to find and delete the .exe file representing the ransomware infection, but you will also have to remove its Value from the Run registry key in the system registry. If you have never deleted a serious malicious application manually from your computer, you should use our manual removal guide provided below this article. Alternatively, you can delete all active infections from your system with an automated malware remover. Of course, you need to acquire it first. Unfortunately, an automated malware remover could not unlock files Ransomware has locked either. Ransomware removal guide

  1. Launch Run by pressing Win+R simultaneously.
  2. Type regedit in the box and click OK.
  3. Access HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run.
  4. Locate the Value (HYxqzAVO) representing the ransomware infection, right-click it, and then click Delete.
  5. Close Registry Editor and open Windows Explorer by tapping Win+E simultaneously.
  6. Check all folders in %LOCALAPPDATA% (access this directory by typing it in the Explorer’s URL bar and pressing Enter on your keyboard).
  7. Locate the malicious .exe file and delete it.
  8. Remove all recently downloaded suspicious files.
  9. Empty Recycle bin. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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