Infected with PC-FunHACKED! Ransomware? Need to decrypt your files?
What is PC-FunHACKED! Ransomware
PC-FunHACKED! there is a cryptovirus that became most active in the middle of January of this year. With a detailed analysis, it becomes clear that PC-FunHACKED! is part of the Jigsaw family. It encrypts user files, including office files, video and audio files, archives, and more. PC-FunHACKED! uses the AES encryption algorithm, after which the files become unsuitable for further use. Moreover, more than one hundred types of extensions can be modified by copying .PC-FunHACKED!-Hello an infinite number of times. Also, the cryptovirus creates a special file that contains information about the purchase. Here is what it looks like:
Your computer files have been encrypted. Your photos, videos, documents, etc....
But, don't worry! I have not deleted them. yet.
You have 24 hours to pay 150 USD in Bitcoins to get the decryption key.
Every hour files will be deleted. Increasing in amount every time.
After 72 hours all that are left will be deleted.
If you do not have bitcoins Google the website localbitcoins.
Purchase 100 American Dollars worth of Bitcoins or .4 BTC. The system will accept either one.
Send to the Bitcoins address specified.
Within two minutes of receiving your payment your computer will receive the decryption key and return Try anything funny and the computer has several safety measures to delete your files.
As soon as the payment is received the crypted files will be returned to normal.
1 file will be deleted.
Please, send $100 worth of Bitcoin here:
I made a payment now give me back my files!
The note contains information that the user must pay a ransom in the amount of 0.6 bitcoins. Also, this window contains a countdown counter, after the expiration of time one file will be deleted. Of course, this is only for greater intimidation of users, this is a trick. Below we provide a list of possible ways to remove PC-FunHACKED! from your system.
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How PC-FunHACKED! Ransomware infected your PC
Most often PC-FunHACKED! Ransomware comes to the computer through unsafe user network settings, turning into a spam mailing attachment, or it may come as a false update for a program or utility. Use special programs, namely anti-virus software, which is really able to prevent the penetration of such threats. In particular, you need to use paid versions of antiviruses, since the free versions cannot provide the necessary protection. Moreover, be attentive to the content of certain sites, as well as downloadable content. If PC-FunHACKED! Ransomware has already encrypted your data, then you can use our instructions to remove it and decrypt your files.
First of all, don’t panic. Follow these easy steps below.
1. Start your computer in Safe Mode with networking. To do that, restart your computer before your system starts hit F8 several times. This will PC-FunHACKED! Ransomware system from loading and will show Advanced boot options screen. Choose Safe mode with networking option from the options list using up and down arrows on your keyboard and hit Enter.
2. Log in to the system infected with the PC-FunHACKED! Ransomware virus. Launch your Internet browser and download a reliable anti-malware program and start a full system scan. Once the scan is complete, review scan results and remove all entries detected.
SpyHunter 4 – fully removes all instances of PC-FunHACKED! Ransomware – files, folders, registry keys.
Restore your files using shadow copies
- Download and run Data Recovery Pro.
- Select the drive and folder where your files are located and date that you want to restore them from and press Scan.
- Choose all files on folder you want to restore and select Restore.
- Choose export location and view restored files.
Step 2: Remove following files and folders of PC-FunHACKED! Ransomware:
Related connections or other entries:
How to decrypt files infected by PC-FunHACKED! Ransomware?
You can try to use manual methods to restore and decrypt your files.
Decrypt files manually
Restore the system using System Restore
Although latest versions of PC-FunHACKED! Ransomware remove system restore files, this method may help you to partially restore your files. Give it a try and use standard System Restore to revive your data.
- Initiate the search for ‘system restore‘
- Click on the result
- Choose the date before the infection appearance
- Follow the on-screen instructions
Roll the files back to the previous version
Previous versions can be copies of files and folders created by Windows Backup (if it is active) or copies of files and folders created by System Restore. You can use this feature to restore files and folders that you accidentally modified or deleted, or that were damaged. This feature is available in Windows 7 and later versions.
- Right-click the file and choose Properties
- Open the Previous Version tab
- Select the latest version and click Copy
- Click Restore
Protect your computer from ransomware
Most modern antiviruses can protect your PC from ransomware and crypto-trojans, but thousands of people still get infected. There are several programs that use different approach t protect from ransomware and lockers. One of the best is HitmanPro.Alert with CryptoGuard. You may already know HitmanPro as famous cloud-based anti-malware scanner. Check out ultimate active protection software from SurfRight.
Written by Rami Douafi