Articles about removing ransomware that blocks Windows or browsers and can encrypt your data and demand ransom.

How to remove Shade Ransomware and decrypt .no_more_ransom files

January 23, 2017 Aleksei Abalmasov 0

Shade is a ransomware that is very similar to Wildfire, Hades Locker, CryptFIle2 (or CryptMix) and MarsJoke (or JokeFromMars). Once Shade ransomware has infected your computer, it encrypts various data. After finishing encrypting process, this ransomware adds .no_more_ransom extension (what an irony) to the name of all the encrypted files. It will create a text note named nomoreransom_note_original.txt / YourID.txt / hacked.txt in each folder with the encrypted data and on your desktop.
There are two features of this ransomware that differs it from other ransomware programs. First, it’s the fee for decrypting files. 30$ is rather smaller ransom in opposition to 500-1000$ (usually ransomware developers demand this amount of money).

How to remove PayDay ransomware and decrypt .sexy files

December 20, 2016 Aleksei Abalmasov 0

Payday is a ransomware based on HiddenTear source code and developed by Portuguese hackers. Payday derives its name from popular game of the same name. The purpose of the infection is to deny access to the personal data so it encrypts them using complex AES cipher. At the time of encryption, Payday appends the names of encrypted files with the .sexy extension. Although, the data encryption is a time-consuming process, the users usually don’t notice nothing suspicious. The whole procedure runs in stealth mode. Once encrypted, virus creates HTML file saving it on the desktop.

How to remove Osiris ransomware and decrypt .osiris files

December 6, 2016 Aleksei Abalmasov 4

Osiris is new crypto-virus, that belongs to Locky ransomware type. After finishing the process of encrypting files, malware adds .osiris extension and alters filenames. Your files get such names: [8_random_characters]-[4_random_characters]-[4_random_characters]-[8_random_characters]-[12_random_characters].osiris. Virus blackmails user to pay ransom of 2.5 BitCoins (~$1880) for file decryption. Osiris ransomware creates 3 files on users computers: OSIRIS.html, OSIRIS_[4_random_characters].html and OSIRIS.bmp and copies them to the folder with encrypted files. Those files contain instructions for users to pay the ransom on Bitcoin wallet.

How to remove Purge ransomware and decrypt .purge files

November 29, 2016 Aleksei Abalmasov 0

Purge Ransomware refer to the ransomware virus that encrypts your files. Once launched, it begins the process of encrypting your files stored on the system drives and attached network drives. The each infected file is added the extension .purge. This tricky malware uses strong encryption algorithm – RSA, that can be decrypted using a unique key. Unfortunately, restoring files are almost impossible without this key which crooks store on the remote servers

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