Kryptonite RBY Ransomware

What is Kryptonite RBY Ransomware?

Kryptonite RBY Ransomware is a highly malicious application that can infect your PC secretly and start encrypting your files. Once the encrypting is done, it changes the desktop background with an image that says your files have been encrypted but provides no information on how to pay a ransom and get your files back. This ransomware was first spotted in the first half of September 2017 and has been wreaking havoc since, so if you want to avoid becoming a victim of this ransomware, please read this article. However, if your PC has already been infected with it, then you ought to remove it using the guide below this article.testtest

Where does Kryptonite RBY Ransomware come from?

Our cyber security experts say that this ransomware can infect your computer via email or an unprotected RDP configuration. Researchers say that it is possible that this ransomware was configured to be distributed via email spam. For this purpose, the developers must have set up a dedicated email server. The bogus emails can appear as legitimate and convince you to open an attached file that may look like a PDF or DOC file but will infect your PC with Kryptonite RBY Ransomware. Also, researchers say that this ransomware’s developers can use unsafe Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) configurations that allow criminals to connect to your PC remotely and drop this malicious application.

What does Kryptonite RBY Ransomware do?

If your PC were to become infected with Kryptonite RBY Ransomware, then it will start encrypting your files in the background, and you will not notice that until it is too late. This ransomware appends the encrypted files with a custom “.locked” file extension but does not change the original names of the files. Our researchers say that this ransomware was set to encrypt many file types that hold pictures, videos, audios, documents, applications, and so on. It can encrypt files in most of the locations on your PC. Hence, it can encrypt many of your most valuable files in order to compel you to pay the ransom.

Once the encryption is complete, this ransomware is set to change the desktop background with a message in English and Russian that says that your files have been encrypted.  That is all of the information you are given. There is no email address to contact the crooks or information regarding ransom payment. Hence, you cannot pay the ransom, so all you can do is delete Kryptonite RBY Ransomware ass there is no way to get your files back. Nevertheless, a free decryption tool can be developed, but we have not heard on anything being in development right now.

How do I remove Kryptonite RBY Ransomware?

As you can see, Kryptonite RBY Ransomware is a very dangerous computer infection that can render your files useless and will not offer you the opportunity to buy a decryption key. Moreover, even if it did, there is no guarantee that you will receive the promised decryption key. Therefore, we recommend that you remove it from your computer as soon as possible. We invite you to make use of the manual removal guide provided below that includes using SpyHunter’s free scanner to locate the files so that you could go there and delete them manually.

Manual Removal Guide

  1. Go to
  2. Download SpyHunter-Installer.exe and run it.
  3. Launch the program and click Scan Computer Now!
  4. Copy the file path of the executable from the scan results.
  5. Press Windows+E keys.
  6. Enter the file path in File Explorer’s address box and hit Enter.
  7. Find and right-click the executable file and then click Delete.
  8. Empty the Recycle Bin. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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