CryptPKO Ransomware

CryptPKO Ransomware seems to be a variant of CTB-Locker, which is known to be a serious ransomware infection. Both of these threats enter the system without permission; usually, a Trojan slithers onto the computer and then it downloads ransomware. If this ever happens to you, there is no doubt that you will notice that very fast because all of your files will be encrypted. On top of that, you will notice that your background has been changed and there is the message. This warning will disappear only if you remove the ransomware infection from the system. Unfortunately, CryptPKO Ransomware cannot be erased via Control Panel; thus, you should not expect that you will be able to get rid of it manually. Even though the manual removal of CryptPKO Ransomware is very difficult or nearly impossible, there is still one way to eliminate it from the system. We will provide you with all the necessary information in this article, so make sure that you read it from beginning to end.

How does CryptPKO Ransomware act?

As has been already mentioned, CryptPKO Ransomware will encrypt all of your major files the second it slithers onto your computer. If it happens, you will notice a message claiming that “your documents, photos, databases and other important files have been encrypted with strongest encryption and unique key, generated for this computer.” Of course, you will be offered to make a payment in Bitcoins in order to receive that key; however, we do not think that it is the best solution. What is more, specialists working at say that there is a really huge risk that the publishers of CryptPKO Ransomware will not send you the key for unlocking files. As there is a huge possibility that you will lose your money, we do not recommend making any payments for cyber criminals. In order to recover your .doc, .mp4, .jpg, .pem, and other kinds of files, you should simply copy and paste them from a backup. Of course, everything is more complicated if you do not have one.

In order not to encounter other ransomware infections in the future, you have to be very cautious all the time. According to our security specialists, you should never click on various advertisements which you might come across on torrent, file-sharing, and other suspicious websites. In addition, you should never open attachments sent by unknown senders. Finally, it is a must to acquire a trustworthy antimalware tool in order to prevent all kinds of infections from slithering onto the system. You just have to remember that not all the security tools are trustworthy and effective, so you should decide carefully which one to install on your system in order not to cause much more harm to your PC.

How to get rid of CryptPKO Ransomware

You should use an antimalware tool, such as SpyHunter, in order to remove CryptPKO Ransomware. It is necessary to do that in order to remove the warning message from the background and make sure that the same ransomware infection cannot encrypt your new files. Unfortunately, the removal of this threat will not help you to gain access to the encrypted files. As has been already mentioned, there is a small possibility that they will be unlocked after you pay money, but it is more likely that you will lose your money and do not get the key for unlocking your files. You can try using a free decryptor which you can find on the web, but the easiest way is to restore files from a USB flash drive or another backup.

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