Rsalive Ransomware

What is Rsalive Ransomware?

If your files have the .rsalive extension, you are dealing with a malicious application called Rsalive Ransomware. It encrypts files with a robust encryption algorithm to make sure victims will not be able to open them. Afterward, the malware should show a ransom note, which is supposed to contain a message saying a user ought to pay a particular sum in Bitcoins. In exchange, the malicious application's developers should offer decryption tools. As we explain further, in the article, there is not knowing if the cybercriminals will hold on to their end of a bargain. Thus, for victims who do not want to risk losing their money too, we advise not to put up with any demands. If you decide to erase Rsalive Ransomware also, we encourage you to have a look at the deletion instructions available at the end of this page.

Where does Rsalive Ransomware come from?

There are a couple of ways how Rsalive Ransomware could appear on one’s system. Our researchers at believe that one of the malware’s possible distribution channels could be Spam. A lot of similar threats travel with malicious email attachments or malicious links. Thus, it is essential to keep away from Spam emails and messages from people you do not know if you do not want to end up opening a harmful file or a link. Also, ransomware applications can sometimes enter systems by exploiting their vulnerabilities such as unsecured RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) connections. Therefore, it is vital to take care of outdated software, weak passwords, and other vulnerabilities your device could have. Plus, you could strengthen it by employing a legitimate antimalware tool.

How does Rsalive Ransomware work?

The malware should encrypt files considered to be personal, for example, pictures, photos, archives, text documents, and so on. As said earlier, all enciphered data should get a second extension. For example, a file called picture.jpg might become picture.jpg.rsalive. Soon after encrypting a victim’s personal files, Rsalive Ransomware should create a text file named HOW TO RECOVER ENCRYPTED FILES.TXT or similarly. If you open it, you should see a text explaining what happened to your data and how to restore it.

To be more precise, the note should offer purchasing decryption tools for 0.025 Bitcoins. Currently, it is around 270 US dollars, but at the time the malware was created the sum was probably around 200 US dollars since it is mentioned in the note. It might not be an enormous sum, but victims should think about whether they will not regret it if they lose it in vain. There is such a possibility because no one can know if the hackers behind this malicious application will hold on to their promise. If you do not think they will and do not want to take any risks, you should remove Rsalive Ransomware.

How to eliminate Rsalive Ransomware?

More experienced users could follow our provided deletion instructions available below that explain how to get rid of Rsalive Ransomware manually. If this process looks a bit too tricky and you do not think you can delete the malware without security tools, we recommend installing a legitimate antimalware tool of your preferences. Scan an infected computer with it and wait till the chosen tool detects Rsalive Ransomware and other possible threats. Afterward, click its provided removal button and let the tool erase all detections for you.

Erase Rsalive Ransomware

  1. Click Ctrl+Alt+Delete.
  2. Pick Task Manager and select Processes.
  3. Locate a process belonging to the threat.
  4. Select it and click End Task.
  5. Exit Task Manager.
  6. Click Windows key+E.
  7. Locate these paths:
  8. Locate recently downloaded suspicious files.
  9. Right-click them and select Delete.
  10. Find documents titled HOW TO RECOVER ENCRYPTED FILES.TXT.
  11. Right-click files called HOW TO RECOVER ENCRYPTED FILES.TXT and select Delete.
  12. Exit File Explorer.
  13. Empty your Recycle Bin.
  14. Restart the computer. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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