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Dharma Ransomware (audit24@qq.com varation)

Dharma Ransomware (audit24@qq.com varation)

Dharma Ransomware (audit24@qq.com variation), as the name suggests, is a new variant of an old infection, known as Dharma Ransomware. In some sources, the infection is also known by a different name, Crysis Ransomware. All in all, regardless of which name you identify the threat by, it acts the same, and you need to remove it for the same reasons and using the same methods. Anti-Spyware-101.com research team has analyzed this malicious threat, and, at this point, we do not have good news. If it encrypts files, there is nothing that can be done to restore them. Maybe we will gain access to a free file decryptor in the future, but that is unlikely to happen. Ransomware is successful because it is completely devastating, and victims are usually backed into a corner without any room to move. There are no options, and even the one offered by the attackers cannot be trusted. Ultimately, it appears that the only thing you can do is delete Dharma Ransomware (audit24@qq.com variation), and our research team can show you the way. Read more »

L0rdix

If you encounter L0rdix, you can forget about privacy since the malicious application can gather various information and even take screenshots of what you are doing with your computer. Sadly, there is more as the Trojan is capable of other things that we will discuss further in this article. What we ought to stress right away is that the malware might be sold on the dark web. Meaning hackers who purchase it might be able to personalize the threat and distribute it in ways they prefer. As a result, erasing L0rdix manually could be tricky, and we cannot know for sure how users could encounter it. Nonetheless, we provide manual deletion steps that should work for those who infect their computers with the same version of the Trojan that we researched. Also, in the article, we discuss the possible distribution channels and other relevant details about the malicious program, so if you wish to know more, we encourage you to continue reading. Read more »

Trojan.Xwo

Trojan.Xwo is a dangerous computer system infection that can be used by cyber criminals to scour the Internet for vulnerable systems that can be infected with other malware. Trojan infections are often really stealthy, and they are good at hiding their presence from the affected users. Therefore, unless you perform regular system scans with a powerful antispyware application, you may not know that you have this intruder until it is too late to do anything about it. Therefore, if you feel that there might be something off about your system, scan it right now. If the malicious infection is detected, remove Trojan.Xwo immediately. Read more »

Ghost Ransomware

Ghost Ransomware

Ghost Ransomware enciphers victim’s files, appends the .ghost extension to them, and then opens a window with a ransom note in which the hackers “apologize for the inconvenience.” Losing your precious files or important documents could be an inconvenience indeed. Not to mention, the cybercriminals ask to pay a ransom of 0.08116 BTC, which currently is around 422 US dollars. It is not a particularly small sum, and as you probably realize it yourself, there are no guarantees you will receive decryption tools the hackers promise even if you pay what they ask for in time. Therefore, it seems to us the safer choice would be to erase Ghost Ransomware with the instructions placed at the end of the text or a legitimate antimalware tool. To learn more about the malicious application, we invite you to continue reading. Read more »

Dharma Ransomware (.bkpx extension)

Dharma Ransomware (.bkpx extension)

If your Windows operating system is not protected appropriately, Dharma Ransomware (.bkpx extension) is one of the many malicious infections that could try to invade it. This particular threat comes from the Dharma/Crysis Ransomware family, and it has quite a few clones behind it. Some of them include Bestdecoding@cock.li Ransomware and Backdata@qq.com Ransomware. Although these threats might have unique names, they are almost identical, and only a few details change within the ransom notes that are represented along with them. Without a doubt, we do not wish any of these threats upon Windows users, and that is because all of them can encrypt personal files. Once files are encrypted, they cannot be read and, most likely, salvaged. Of course, the attackers behind the infection are meant to convince you that there is a way to restore files, but you must not trust them. Instead, you need to figure out how to remove Dharma Ransomware (.bkpx extension) from your operating system. Needless to say, the sooner you delete this infection, the better. Read more »

Rabbit Ransomware

Rabbit Ransomware

Rabbit Ransomware was created to terrorize Windows users. If it is executed on the operating system successfully – which means that the victim does not notice and remove the launcher right away – it can imitate a real lockdown. Considering that file-encrypting infections are some of the most common these days, this might automatically send some victims into panic. Even though this particular threat does not actually claim to have encrypted files, it states that files would be eliminated if a ransom was not paid within 24 hours. The ransom that the screen-locker presents is relatively small (when compared to some other recent threats), and that might lead to higher success rates. On the other hand, even if victims are tricked into paying up, the consequences would not be too horrific. All in all, paying schemers is not something anyone should do, and, luckily, no one has to. There is a special code that should unlock the screen-locker, and, after that, you should be able to remove Rabbit Ransomware. Read more »

Gillette Ransomware

Gillette Ransomware

If you cannot open your files, and you can see the “.GILLETTE” extension appended to them, there is no doubt that Gillette Ransomware is the culprit. This is a tremendously dangerous infection that can encrypt your files with the help of a complex algorithm. This algorithm is so strong that cracking it manually is not possible. While, in some cases, free decryptors are discovered and made public, this is not the case with this malicious threat. That means that once files are encrypted, you are in the mercy of the attackers. That is exactly what they want because if you believe that they are your only saving grace, you might start believing that you have to pay money to get your files back. Even though that is what the attackers want from you, we strongly recommend thinking long and hard about this “option.” Most likely, if you pay the ransom, you will not get whatever it is that the attackers are promising, and you will be left empty handed. Unfortunately, if the infection attacked, it is most likely that you can do nothing more than to delete Gillette Ransomware. We discuss your removal options in this report. Read more »

TreasureHunter

TreasureHunter is a rather old Trojan, but it seems to be active to this day. According to our researchers at Anti-spyware-101.com, the malicious application was created around 2013 on a Windows XP computer. Apparently, the threat has not been updated ever since, and it still works only on devices running Windows XP. Thus, if your device uses any other operating system, you may have nothing to worry about. As for those who have encountered this infection we advise reading our full article. In it, we will talk about what the Trojan can do if it enters the system and how to eliminate TreasureHunter as soon as possible. In fact, to make the task easier for those who may want to get rid of the malicious application manually, we prepared step by step deletion instructions available just a bit below this article. Read more »

GoldenAxe Ransomware

GoldenAxe Ransomware

If you are ever exposed to GoldenAxe Ransomware, remember that you must delete this malicious threat immediately. If you are currently facing this infection, we will help you eliminate it quickly. Unfortunately, the damage might have been done already, and if that is the case, nothing can be done to fix it. You might be convinced that you could pay money to get your files decrypted, but cyber attackers are using this bait to make you give away your savings. They could not care less about the victims’ personal files, and as soon as they get the money, they are ready to seize all communication with them. What about third-party tools? At the time of research, tools that could decrypt files affected by this particular infection did not exist. That being said, if you want to look into that yourself, it might be worth your time. Just remember that fake decryptors might exist! In the end, you need to remove GoldenAxe Ransomware, and the sooner you get rid of this infection, the better. Read more »

M@r1a Ransomware

M@r1a Ransomware

M@r1a Ransomware is a dangerous computer infection. It is classified as ransomware, as you can obviously tell from its name. Getting infected with a ransomware program is a terrible experience, and we would not recommend going through it to anyone. However, if you got infected with this program, you need to remove M@r1a Ransomware from your system because you should not tolerate it any longer. While you might experience difficulties trying to recover your files, it is of utmost importance that you never pay anything to the criminals behind this infection. Do not let them win! Read more »