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btc@fros.cc Ransomware

btc@fros.cc Ransomware

If you are unlucky enough to face btc@fros.cc Ransomware, you need to take action right away. If you are able to uncover the disguise of this malicious threat quickly, you just might be able to delete the launcher file before the infection is fully executed. The threat is likely to be introduced to you with the help of software bundles or spam emails, and so you might have a chance to eliminate the file. If you do not realize that a seemingly harmless file you downloaded and opened belongs to malware, the malicious infection can move on to encrypt your personal files. Once they are encrypted, you cannot rename them or change them in any way to make them readable again. The decryptor that the creator of the ransomware should produce, could not have been obtained, and legitimate file decryptors are powerless against the cryptor of this malware. So, if your files were encrypted, you are in a very sticky situation. All in all, regardless of the outcome, it is a must to remove btc@fros.cc Ransomware, and that is what we discuss in this report. Read more »

HiddenBeer Ransomware

HiddenBeer Ransomware

HiddenBeer Ransomware appends .beer extension to its encrypted files, which is how victims recognize their computers are infected with this specific malicious application. If you can see .beer extension at the of your files’ names too, we encourage you to read this article and get to know the threat better. Another sign it is on the computer, is a particular picture placed as Desktop wallpaper as well as a text note containing a ransom note that demands to pay for decryption tools. It is natural you may consider putting up with the cybercriminals’ demands if the infection ruined a lot of personal files or data you cannot replace, but the truth is paying the ransom could be hazardous. The hackers may not keep their promises in which case you would lose your money in vain. If you do not want to gamble with your savings, we would advise erasing HiddenBeer Ransomware. To learn more about it as well as how to eliminate it you should continue reading this report and review the removal instructions added below it. Read more »

Engage

Engage is a tracking cookie used for gathering information about the user’s interests. Researchers report it could record various anonymous data, e.g., clicked ads, visited web pages, and so on. What’s more, our researchers inform us the cookie is quite old, and it is unknown whether there are any sites that still contain it. However, we will talk more about it later in the text. Therefore, if you noticed Engage in your browser, we would recommend reading the rest of the article to find out more details about it. Besides, positioned slightly below the text you should find detailed removal instructions that explain how to eliminate the tracking cookie manually from browsers like Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome. Read more »

Matrix-EMAN Ransomware

Matrix-EMAN Ransomware

It is most likely that your operating system was attacked by Matrix-EMAN Ransomware if your Desktop wallpaper has been replaced with an image that displays this message: “We are really sorry to inform you that: ALL YOUR FILES WERE ENCRYPTED with AES-128+RSA-2048 algorithms!” There are other signs that can tell you that this is the infection that you are dealing with, and we discuss them in this report. Unfortunately, it is most likely that you have discovered the malicious ransomware after it successfully encrypted your personal files. At the time of research, according to Anti-Spyware-101.com research team, it was not possible to decrypt files, as no legitimate file decryptors could help. This is the strength of file-encrypting ransomware because once victims realize they are out of options, they are more likely to be willing to pay a ransom. The bad news is that this is not a good option either because cyber criminals are unlikely to help you out even if you transfer the requested ransom. Of course, whether or not you pay the ransom, you must remove Matrix-EMAN Ransomware. Continue reading to find out how to delete this monstrous infection. Read more »

Octopus Trojan

Octopus Trojan

Octopus Trojan might be related to a particular group of hackers known as DustSquad because the malware’s targeted victims are diplomatic organizations from Central Asia, which is the region where these cybercriminals have been active for some years now. Our researchers at Anti-spyware-101.com report that the threat might allow cybercriminals to take control over the victims’ computers. Based on what we learned while testing the malicious application it looks like it could steal various information, track user’s activity, download files, and so on. No doubt, such actions could cause a lot of trouble for the victim and the organization he works at. Of course, the faster it is eliminated, the less damage it can do, which is why it is essential to know how to remove Octopus Trojan. Probably the safest option would be to acquire a legitimate antimalware tool that could handle the malicious application. Also, the instructions available below will demonstrate how to erase it manually. Read more »

Godsomware v1.0 Ransomware

Godsomware v1.0 Ransomware

Godsomware v1.0 Ransomware is a malicious threat that blocks user’s screen and displays a ransom note asking to pay for the decryption of user’s files the malware claims to have encrypted. The good news is, even if the infection’s warning claims otherwise, your data may not be ruined. Our researchers at Anti-spyware-101.com report the malicious application does not encipher user’s files. It means the malware only pretends to be damaging user’s data to trick him into paying for its decryption. Luckily, we know how to unlock the screen without funding the cybercriminals who developed Godsomware v1.0 Ransomware, and if you want to know how to get rid of it too, you should check the steps available below this report. However, if you wish to find out more about the infection, we encourage you to read our full article too. Read more »

decrypt@fros.cc Ransomware

decrypt@fros.cc Ransomware

decrypt@fros.cc Ransomware could encipher your private files with a secure cryptosystem, so if you do come across it, you could lose your data. However, our researchers at Anti-spyware-101.com say users who have backup copies have nothing to worry about as they could easily replace encrypted files. Those who did not make such emergency preparations before coming across this malicious application may think about paying to the cybercriminals behind the threat, but we would recommend against it as there are no guarantees they will provide the promised decryptor. Users who do not want to risk their savings should eliminate the malware. The task might not be as complicated as you could image, but you can see it for yourself if you slide below the article where we added manual deletion instructions for decrypt@fros.cc Ransomware. On the other hand, if you prefer using automatic features, you could acquire a legitimate antimalware tool that would help you erase the malicious program too. Read more »

Nog4yH4n Project Ransomware

Nog4yH4n Project Ransomware

Windows users are alerted about Nog4yH4n Project Ransomware. At the time of research conducted by our expert Anti-Spyware-101.com analysts, the malicious infection was not spreading actively. That was, most likely, due to the fact that the infection did not work as intended. Since there is absolutely no way we could predict the emergence of new infections or the upgrade of ineffective ones, we cannot say that this ransomware is a non-threat. We have to think of all possibilities, and one of them is that the threat will be fixed up and unleashed to invade unguarded Windows operating systems. When this threat invades, it is meant to encrypt files and attach the “.locked” extension to their names. Unfortunately, once files are encrypted, it is not possible to decrypt them. The only chance the victims of file-encrypting malware have to restore their files is if they are backed up. Backup copies should be stored on virtual clouds or external storage drives to ensure that they are not affected by malware. Whether or not you need to delete Nog4yH4n Project Ransomware from your operating system already, this removal guide shows how to do it, as well as how to prevent ransomware from harming files in the future. Read more »

castor-troy-restore@protonmail.com Ransomware

castor-troy-restore@protonmail.com Ransomware

castor-troy-restore@protonmail.com Ransomware seems to be a dangerous threat that might cause a lot of trouble. According to our specialists at Anti-spyware-101.com, the malware can encrypt various data found on the computer as well as disable Windows recovery features, delete shadow copies, and so on. After completing the mentioned tasks, the infection should show a ransom note saying users should contact the malicious application’s developers via email; if they want their data decrypted. We have no doubt the message from the cybercriminals would ask to pay a ransom as the note also mentions payment in Bitcoins. Keep it in mind, paying it could be hazardous as you do not know if the hackers will hold on to their word. If they decide not to, you would be unable to get your money back. Therefore, we recommend not to risk your savings and erase castor-troy-restore@protonmail.com Ransomware with the instructions located below or a legitimate antimalware tool. Read more »

GandCrab 5 Ransomware

GandCrab 5 Ransomware

GandCrab 5 Ransomware does not damage the system, but it can ruin all your photos, pictures, videos, and other similar files you might keep on the computer. The threat does so by encrypting each file with a secure encryption algorithm. Sadly, the only way to reverse the process is to use a specific decryption tool and a unique decryption key generated by the malware. The only problem is these means are available only to the malicious program’s creators, and they want a huge payment in exchange. Naturally, we do not recommend risking your saving to restore your files even if they are valuable to you. If you would like to know more about the malware before you choose whether it should be erased or not, you should read our full article. However, if you already know you have no intention to pay the ransom and wish to eliminate GandCrab 5 Ransomware as fast as possible you could slide below the text and use the given instructions. Read more »