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.lightning Ransomware File Extension

.lightning Ransomware File Extension

.lightning Ransomware File Extension can turn your photos and documents into worthless files that your system might be unable to read anymore. The malware encrypts the user’s data with a strong encryption algorithm, which makes it impossible to open it without decrypting it first. Sadly, the tools needed for decryption are in possession of the hackers behind the infection, and as usual, they demand a ransom. Truth to be told, it is possible the cybercriminals do not have decryption means either, which is why we do not recommend putting up with their demands. If your computer got infected with this malicious application, we recommend reading our full article to learn more about it. Also, we can offer deletion instructions available at the end of the article if you decide to erase .lightning Ransomware File Extension. Read more »

Cossy Ransomware

Cossy Ransomware

If you open the wrong spam email attachment, leave your system vulnerable, or interact with malicious downloaders, Cossy Ransomware is one of the many threats that could invade your Windows operating system. The threat is extremely aggressive, but it is stealthy in its attack, and you are not supposed to recognize it or even notice it. After execution, the threat is meant to encrypt files, and Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers warn that this particular infection is capable of encrypting everything in its way. Of course, the ransomware evades files that help the system operate because if the system crashes, the attack will not be successful. The main goal is to make victims pay money, and a ransom note must be introduced to the victim for that. The ransom note is delivered via a TXT file, which is one of the several files that require removal. If you continue reading, you will learn what it takes to delete Cossy Ransomware from your operating system. We have to warn you right away that the process might be complicated. Read more »

Unit09 Ransomware

Unit09 Ransomware

Sometimes when we get infected with malware, there isn’t much we can do about it. For example, Unit09 Ransomware is a malicious infection that looks like it wants you to pay a ransom fee in order to restore your files, but the program cannot do that because it is essentially a wiper. It means that it destroys your files, and you basically need to start anew.

Before you do that, however, please make sure that you remove Unit09 Ransomware from your system. If you need any assistance with that, do not hesitate to invest in a legitimate antispyware tool. Read more »

Juwon Ransomware

Juwon Ransomware

You might be under the impression that Juwon Ransomware has encrypted your entire operating system, but that is far from the truth. The worst it can do is encrypt your personal files, and your computer is just fine. Of course, the encryption of personal data can be just as devastating, if not more, because while you can always reinstall Windows or buy another computer, you might not be able to recover your personal photos, videos, or documents. So, is there no solution to the problem? At this point, Anti-Spyware-101.com research team informs that it is not possible to decrypt the files corrupted by this malware. The good news is, it does not look like this malware is currently spreading in the wild. We assume that because the sample tested in our lab did not even encrypt files. Although that is good news, malware can be updated at any point, and it is important to secure all operating systems against it. Whether or not you need to delete Juwon Ransomware from your Windows system at this particular moment, we suggest that you keep reading. Read more »

TrumpHead Ransomware

TrumpHead Ransomware

TrumpHead Ransomware was named this way by the malware’s developers, as our researchers located a line calling it this way in the threat’s code. Currently, it looks like the malicious application is still unfinished, but it already seems somewhat troublesome. Apparently, once it is finished the infection should be able to not only lock user’s data but also delete shadow copies to prevent file recovery. Later in the article, we will tell you more about how the malware could behave or how it might be spread if the hackers finish developing it. Also, we add instructions showing how it could be possible to eliminate TrumpHead Ransomware manually. However, given the malicious application can still change, it would be wiser to use a legitimate antimalware tool instead. Read more »

BSS Ransomware

BSS Ransomware

According to Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers, Windows users are unlikely to face BSS Ransomware. At the time of research, this infection was not spreading in the wild. Also, it appeared to be poorly designed, and it could not have served its main functions. That being said, the threat was capable of encrypting files, and there is a possibility that it is still in development, which means that it could become a big problem in the future. Hopefully, this threat will not spread; however, we need to be prepared for the worst, and that would be a full-fledged attack. If this malware invades your operating system, it might encrypt your personal files, and that is the last thing you want because decrypting files is always difficult, and almost never possible. Whether you are looking for more information just because you are intrigued, or you need to learn how to remove BSS Ransomware, we suggest that you continue reading. The report is supplemented with a guide that shows how to delete malicious files, and you also have access to the comments section in case you want to ask us any questions. Read more »

Scarab-Lolita Ransomware

Scarab-Lolita Ransomware

Scarab-Lolita Ransomware is a new ransomware application in the Scarab Ransomware family. Like the threats before it, the malicious program encrypts user’s files and shows a message saying the user can get his files decrypted. For it, he has to contact the threat’s developers and pay a ransom. The problem with this deal is there are no reassurances the hackers will keep up with their promise. Meaning there is a chance the money you transfer could be lost for nothing. If you do not want to risk being scammed, we encourage you not to put up with any demands. If you erase Scarab-Lolita Ransomware, you should be able to safely restore encrypted files from backup copies located on your cloud storage or removable media device. Users who wish to remove the malware manually, but do not know how should follow the instructions found below. Read more »

BlackWorm Ransomware

BlackWorm Ransomware

BlackWorm Ransomware encrypts data and marks it with .bworm extension, e.g., text.docx.bworm to make it unusable. Our specialists report the malware can also block various processes, disable Windows User Account Controls, display a ransom note, and so on. As you continue reading our report, we will tell you more details about the malicious application, including information on how to remove BlackWorm Ransomware from your computer. A bit below the article you will find instructions showing how to eliminate the threat manually too, so if you choose to erase it this way, feel free to check the given steps. Also, in case you still have any questions about this malicious application you can add a message in the commentaries section below the article. Read more »

Gorgon Ransomware

Gorgon Ransomware

Gorgon Ransomware is a malicious ransomware infection that targets several regions worldwide. It is very likely that it is possible to decrypt the affected files with a publicly available decryption tool. Therefore, there is no need to panic if this program enters your computer. You can scroll to the bottom of this description for the manual removal instructions, but do not forget to scan your system with a licensed antispyware tool because you have to locate every single suspicious file currently present on your computer and remove it as soon as possible. Read more »

BigBobRoss Ransomware

BigBobRoss Ransomware

You do not want BigBobRoss Ransomware invading your operating system because this threat is all about destruction. This malware corrupts files, and although it does not remove them, they are pretty much destroyed. That is because the threat encrypts them, which means that their data is modified. Although a decryption key should be able to unlock files after they are encrypted and the “.obfuscated” extension is appended to their names, this key can be given to you by cyber criminals only, and you should not rely on them under any circumstances. Would you get the decryptor if you paid money for it? That is what attackers want you to believe in, but, in reality, you are unlikely to get anything in return, which is why we do not recommend contacting the cyber criminals and then obeying their demands. Instead, we suggest figuring out how to delete BigBobRoss Ransomware from your operating system. We have a few options to offer, and if you are interested, please continue reading. Read more »