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Jigsaw Ransomware

Jigsaw Ransomware

Have you been infected with Jigsaw Ransomware? If so, you are up for a nasty battle because this malicious infection is a rather cunning and annoying program. Luckily, there is a way to revert all the affected files back to normal, but you have to be careful about your actions while Jigsaw Ransomware is still on your computer because this program does all it can to push you into paying the ransom. In this article, we describe how this infection works, and then we provide manual removal instructions right at the bottom of the description. Your job right now is not to succumb to this threat and get rid of it immediately. Read more »

CryptoHasYou Ransomware

CryptoHasYou Ransomware

CryptoHasYou Ransomware is a type of Trojan whose purpose is to encrypt your personal files and demand that you pay a ransom. Therefore, it is paramount that you remove it as quickly as possible if your computer becomes infected with it. We want to stress the dishonesty of the hackers that control this ransomware, because there is a good chance that you will never receive the decryption key you have paid for. This particular ransomware uses the AES256 encryption algorithm which makes it a difficult infection to deal with. Since this infection is relatively new, researchers have yet to crack it, so that this particular point we can only show you how to delete it and explain how it works and how it is distributed. Read more »

Coverton Ransomware

Coverton Ransomware

Coverton Ransomware is a malicious program that encrypts your data, but unlike other similar infections it does not lock your screen or prevent any programs from running. This ransomware leaves a couple of files with the instructions that demand you pay the ransom in four days if you want to download specific software that is supposed to decrypt your data. If your computer caught this infection, you could either try to pay the ransom to get the decryptor or delete this ransomware from your system. You can continue reading and gain more knowledge about the ransomware infection and if you decide to get rid of Coverton Ransomware, you can use the removal instructions that are provided below the article. Read more »

Petya Ransomware

Petya Ransomware

It is unlikely that you will encounter Petya Ransomware if you are a regular computer user; however, you might find it on your work PC. Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers have found that this malicious infection targets operating systems that belong to big companies in Germany. The distribution of this ransomware is quite unpredictable; however, in most cases, it is spread via Dropbox. Spam emails with a link to a malicious download are sent, and, if you open the malicious file (e.g., “application folder-gepackt.exe”), malicious processes are initiated. It is possible that other methods of distribution will be employed, but, right now, you need to be most cautious about the emails with suspicious attachments and links. It was found that every user has an opportunity to stop this infection. Our researchers found that users can unplug their computers to stop all activity. If you do this in time, you might be able to back up your personal files from the hard drive. If you do not act timely, you might have to delete Petya Ransomware from your PC without being able to restore sensitive, important files. Read more »

Rokku Ransomware

Rokku Ransomware

Once Rokku Ransomware settles in, it locks various types of files on user’s computer with a strong cryptosystem called RSA-3072. It means that without a unique decryption key it would be impossible to regain your files. If you want to obtain a unique key for decryption, you will have to pay a particular price in digital currency called bitcoins. It seems that you have two options: either pay the ransom and get your files back or erase Rokku Ransomware from your computer and lose your data. If you back up your files occasionally then there is nothing to worry about. You could delete this malware either automatically with the legitimate security tool or manually with the instructions provided at the end of the article. Read more »

Maktub Ransomware

Maktub Ransomware

Maktub Locker is a malicious program that encrypts your files and forces you to pay a ransom. Although it promises that you will receive your decryption key after paying a certain amount of bitcoins, there are no guarantees that you will get it for sure. Do not start panicking as there are a few ways you can get rid of this malware. However, without the decryption key, the files on your computer will be lost, since it is impossible to decrypt them on your own. Under these circumstances, you should think about all the important files on your computer, and if you have made some copies, then you can delete Maktub Locker with no worries. You could use the removal instructions provided below, but when it comes to such serious infections like this ransomware, it is always better to leave this job for reliable security tools. Read more »

Rush Ransomware

Rush Ransomware

Rush Ransomware also known as Sanction Ransomware is a Trojan-type infection capable of encrypting your files and demand that you pay a ransom. Removing this infection is crucial to restoring your computer’s security. However, doing so will not restore your files back to normal as you still need a decryption key that only this infection's developers can provide, but will they give it to you after you pay the ransom is a whole different issue. Our researchers say that you will not get the decrypter after paying the ransom. This ransomware is relatively new, and cyber security experts are hard at work trying to crack its encryption algorithm, but with no success yet. Thus, the best you can do at this point is to get rid of this infection. Read more »

Redshitline Ransomware

Redshitline Ransomware

Redshitline Ransomware, which is also known as redshitline@india.com ransomware, is a computer infection which might become your worst nightmare. In most cases, it sneaks onto computers without permission and immediately starts acting in an undesirable way. The first thing users notice if Redshitline Ransomware manages to sneak onto the computer is the encrypted files. It will affect all of them, including documents, pictures, videos, and music for one reason – to obtain money from gullible computer users. If Redshitline Ransomware has found a security loophole on your computer too and entered your system, the only thing that you can do is to remove this infection from the system. You will not allow this infection to encrypt new files, if you get rid of it. Unfortunately, its deletion will not decrypt files that have already been encrypted. Read more »

Better_call_saul Ransomware

Better_call_saul Ransomware

Better_call_saul Ransomware is your worst nightmare because it encrypts all the files the moment it manages to sneak onto the computer. Unfortunately, it uses the RSA-3072 encryption algorithm, which means that it will be impossible to gain access to files easily. Specialists at anti-spyware-101.com say that ransomware infections act the way they do in order to extort money from users. Unfortunately, the majority of users decide to pay money because they believe that this is the only way to unlock files. In our opinion, you should not do that because you cannot know whether your files will really be decrypted. Besides, there is a way to restore these files. By the end of this article you will definitely know how to do that. In addition, we are sure that you will be able to remove Better_call_saul Ransomware from the system. Read more »

Locked Ransomware

Locked Ransomware

Locked Ransomware can slither into your operating system without any warning; however, once installed, it uses different methods to introduce itself to you. According to the research conducted in our Anti-Spyware-101.com internal lab, it is possible that this ransomware will be silently installed along with other malicious infections, or it could be concealed as a fake attachment to a misleading spam email. Once unleashed, this infection will use a text file and a Desktop background image to introduce itself to you. All of this can be done with one malicious file whose location and name are very unpredictable. Of course, it is unlikely that you will think about deleting Locked Ransomware right after realizing that your personal files are encrypted. In fact, if you remove this ransomware, your files will remain encrypted, and you might lose your opportunity to fulfill the demands of cyber crooks. Read more »