How to remove Locky virus and decrypt .locky files

March 24, 2016 Tim Kas 0

Locky virus is ransomware threat that encrypts documents, music, video and other information on victims computer using AES encryption. This virus can also encrypt folders on unmapped network shares. It modifies affected files extensions to .locky. After this it demands ransom in bitcoins (0.5 – 2 BTC or approximately $200 – $800) for decryption services. There is no known guaranteed way to decrypt files infected by Locky virus and that is why this blackmail virus is considered very harmful.