Infected with BtcKING ransomware? Need to decrypt .BtcKING files?
What is BtcKING ransomware
If you found, that some files on your PC got new .BtcKING extension and became unreadable, unfortunately, your system was hit by a virus. Virus researchers classified such viruses as Ransomware-trojan. Our sample called BtcKING Ransomware and started to attack users machines since the second half of June 2018. An encryption method is AES, so decryption is near impossible. Despite it, we can help with removing BtcKing ransomware and partial decryption of .BtcKING files. Another feature of BtcKING is unique ransom notes, created by the virus. Please compare How To Decode Files.txt file on your PC with our example:
To recover data you need decryptor.
To get the decryptor you should:
Send 1 test image or text file to BM-2cTAPjtTkqiW2twtykGm5mtocFAz7g5FZc@bitmessage.ch.
In the letter include your personal ID (look at the beginning of this document).
Attach the file with the location c:\Windows\YOUR KEY.KEY
We will give you the decrypted file and say price for decryption all files
After we send you instruction how to pay for decrypt and after payment you will receive a decryptor and instructions We can decrypt one file in quality the evidence that we have the decoder.
Only BM-2cTAPjtTkqiW2twtykGm5mtocFAz7g5FZc@bitmessage.ch can decrypt your files
Do not trust anyone BM-2cTAPjtTkqiW2twtykGm5mtocFAz7g5FZc@bitmessage.ch
Do not attempt to remove the program or run the anti-virus tools. You can loss your data
Attempts to self-decrypting files will result in the loss of your data
Decoders for other IDs are not compatible with your ID data, because each user's unique encryption key
Your ID ___________________
Despite, ransomware attacks of users data happen very often, a universal tool able to remove ransomware and decrypt files doesn’t exist, because cybercriminals use modern encryption methods. Use the following service to identify the version and type of ransomware you were attacked by: ID Ransomware. If you want to decrypt .BtcKING files, please follow our instruction below or, if you have any difficulties, please contact us: Submit@securitystronghold.com. We really can help to decrypt your files.
How BtcKING ransomware infected your PC
BtcKING virus-extortioner comes to the computer without the user’s consent as an email attachment or when spam mailing. Also, it can come bundled with other malicious software through unprotected network settings. You need to use special utilities and programs that can help to protect your PC. If BtcKING has already come to your PC, then you can use our detailed recommendations to remove it right now and decrypt .BtcKING files. HitmanPro.Alert with CryptoGuard.
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 stop 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 BtcKING 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.
Norton is a powerful removal tool. It can remove all instances of newest viruses, similar to BtcKING ransomware – files, folders, registry keys.
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Step 2: Remove following files and folders of BtcKING ransomware:
Related connections or other entries:
How to decrypt files infected by BtcKING 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 BtcKING 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
Restore .BtcKING files using shadow copies
- Download and run Stellar Data Recovery.
- Select type of files you want to restore and click Next.
- Select the drive and folder where your files are located and date that you want to restore them from and press Scan.
- Once the scanning process is done, click Recover to restore your files.
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 Tim Kas