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WannaRen Ransomware

WannaRen Ransomware

WannaRen Ransomware might sneak onto your system by exploiting a vulnerability known as EternalBlue. If it does, all your documents, pictures, and other valuable files could become encrypted. As a result, your computer would be unable to recognize and open the affected files. The malware’s creators claim that users who pay ransom can get their files decrypted, but we recommend not to trust them blindly as they could be lying. What we do advise is to remove WannaRen Ransomware from your system if you do not want it to cause you more trouble. If you need any help with its removal you could use the deletion steps provided below this article or a legitimate antimalware tool that could take care of this malicious application. In case you are not sure what you should do yet, we invite you to read our full article and learn more about the malware. Read more »

FireBird RAT

FireBird RAT is a dangerous infection that can be used by pretty much anyone in a number of ways. This remote access trojan/tool was created by an unknown malware developer, who then decided to sell it on underground forums. This ensures that only interested parties – a.k.a. hackers – are able to obtain it. We do not know what price this tool is sold at, but that is done in anonymous ways, and that is why it is impossible to catch the seller and the buyer. Unfortunately, because virtually anyone can purchase the RAT, it can be used in many different ways, and its distribution can be unique as well. So, while some victims might execute the threat themselves as they open spam email attachments or files/links sent to them on social networking platforms, a different trojan could be employed to expose the RAT to others. Unfortunately, once inside the system, this malware stays hidden, and so victims are not supposed to know that they need to delete anything. Of course, the removal of FireBird RAT must be handled ASAP. Read more »

Nppp Ransomware

Nppp Ransomware

Nppp Ransomware is a malicious computer infection. This program will enter your system surreptitiously, and it will not let you do anything unless you pay the ransom fee. All ransomware programs are there to rip their victims off by pushing them into purchasing file decryption tools. Sometimes, those tools don’t even work. Thus, you should refrain from paying anything to these criminals, and you have to focus on removing Nppp Ransomware from your computer. You can find the manual removal instructions below, but it is also strongly recommended to invest in a licensed antispyware tool. Read more »

Lezp Ransomware

Lezp Ransomware

Lezp Ransomware is a malicious computer infection that tries to push you into paying ransom for your files. It is yet another addition to the STOP Ransomware family, and it doesn’t look like the string of these infections would end any time soon. Therefore, you have to be ready to remove Lezp Ransomware from your system as soon as possible. In this description, you will find more information about the threat, and you can also check out the manual removal guidelines at the bottom. If you do not feel confident about removing this infection manually, be sure to acquire a powerful security application that will help you terminate the program automatically. Read more »

ProLock Ransomware

ProLock Ransomware

If you use remote access tools, you have to make sure that no vulnerabilities exist because ProLock Ransomware is one of the many infections that could exploit them for unauthorized access. This kind of malware cannot invade operating systems that are guarded. Unfortunately, many Windows users are pretty lax when it comes to cyber security, and that is why malware is thriving. According to Anti-Apyware-101.com researchers, PwndLocker Ransomware is the predecessor of this dangerous infection, and sadly, it is stronger as well. The old version had a bug that allowed victims to decrypt their files, and when the new variant encrypts files, they cannot be recovered manually. In fact, we do not know if they can be recovered at all. Of course, that is not what cybercriminals want you to think. They want you to think that you can purchase a decryptor from them. Instead of wasting your money, we recommend focusing on deleting ProLock Ransomware. To learn more about the infection and its removal, keep reading. Read more »

Revon Ransomware

Revon Ransomware

Revon Ransomware is a malicious application that encrypts databases, pictures, videos, various documents, and other files that could be personal or valuable. Since the malware uses a strong encryption system, files that get encrypted become unreadable. Unfortunately, if your computer cannot read your files, it cannot open them. The process could be reversed, but in order to do it you would need unique decryption tools that only the malicious application’s creators have. Victims of this malware should see a note in which the hackers ask to pay ransom and promise to deliver the needed decryption tools in exchange. If you want to learn why we do not recommend putting up with their demands as well as more information about the malware, we encourage you to read the rest on this article. If you are looking for instructions on how to delete Revon Ransomware, you should check the steps available below this text too. Read more »

Jest Ransomware

Jest Ransomware

Jest Ransomware is one of the many ransomware infections that have been terrorizing computer users worldwide. They come stealthily and then turn your entire world upside down. Jest Ransomware will also do the same: the infection will slither into your system, encrypt your files, and then it will demand that you pay a ransom to get your files back. We would like to point out that paying the ransom might not solve anything. These criminals could just collect the money and scram. Hence, you need to remove Jest Ransomware first, and then look for other ways to restore your files. Read more »

Npsk Ransomware

Npsk Ransomware

When Npsk Ransomware invades a system, it immediately encrypts files and also attaches the “.npsk” extension to their names. The infection does that to mark the files that were corrupted so that victims would not need to sift through the files to see which ones cannot be read. They cannot be read because the threat ciphers their data. This ensures that only a special private key can help read files. Unfortunately, that is a great power in the hands of cybercriminals because they can convince Windows users to pay money in return for the decryption key. Would they give the key after the payment was made? Most likely, they would not, and that is why paying the ransom that the attackers request is the worst thing you could do. In fact, contacting the attackers to pay the ransom is just as bad, and we discuss why further in the report. Obviously, if you want to remove Npsk Ransomware, we can help you with that; however, when it comes decrypting the corrupted files, we might not be able to help. Read more »

ComputerDestroyer Ransomware

ComputerDestroyer Ransomware

ComputerDestroyer Ransomware is a malicious infection that is meant to convince you that your personal files were encrypted. Well, the good news is that they were not; unless there is a real file-encryptor inside your operating system, and this fake encryptor is taking attention away from it. Of course, that is unlikely to be the case. This malicious threat is a screen-locker of sorts, and if it manages to execute inside your Windows operating system, it should first log you off and then display a full-screen window that cannot be closed normally. You should, however, be able to reboot your system to Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking and remove ComputerDestroyer Ransomware successfully. Hopefully, you have not been tricked into contacting the attacker behind this malware, but even if you have, and if your files were “decrypted,” you must delete this infection as soon as possible. If you want to get on with the removal right away, scroll down to the last section. If you want to learn what our Anti-Spyware-101.com research team has found, continue reading. Read more »

Jope Ransomware

Jope Ransomware

Jope Ransomware is a threat that appends the .jope extension to files that it enciphers, for example, leaves.jpg.jope. Our researchers say that the malicious application could be after pictures, various documents, and other types of data that could be valuable to the malware’s victims. As you see, once the threat is done with encrypting files, it shows a ransom note that asks to buy decryption tools. The malware’s creators may tell you that they can guarantee that you will get what you pay for. However, such people should not be trusted as there are known cases when users paid ransom, but never heard from cybercriminals again. Therefore¸ we advise thinking carefully if you want to risk being scammed. If you do not, we advise ignoring the ransom note and erasing Jope Ransomware. To learn more about it first, we invite you to read our full article. Read more »