Infected with CryCipher Ransomware? Need to decrypt your files?
What is CryCipher Ransomware
In this article, we will talk in detail about the CryCipher Ransomware that has become most active in recent weeks. First, let’s understand what is a cryptovirus. This is a virus that penetrates the computer encrypts user data in various formats. After this encryption files become unusable for further use. Moreover, the virus assigns the .locked extension to these files. Moreover, cybercriminals create a special file that contains information about the purchase and encryption.
Your personal files have been encrypted, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to recover them. Your ID: d7b9-068a-8e17
The note contains the address at which the user must contact the attackers to pay for the ransom. The size of the ransom can reach several hundred dollars, and sometimes thousands. Of course, we do not recommend you to pay money, since no one guarantees you that your files will really be returned to you. It is also worth noting that the virus deletes shadow copies of files and system restore points in order to make data decryption almost impossible. However, you can familiarize yourself with our guides, which are listed below, to try to remove CryCipher and decrypt your files.
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How CryCipher Ransomware infected your PC
Most often, such viruses come to the computer through unprotected user networks. CryCipher penetrates as an attachment to a spam mailing list or as a false update for a program or utility that resides on your system. In any case, you need to use paid software such as antivirus, which can really prevent the entry of such viruses. Below you can read our recommendations to remove CryCipher immediately
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 CryCipher 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 CryCipher 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 5 – fully removes all instances of CryCipher Ransomware – files, folders, registry keys.
You may find more detailed information about antivirus products in our article – Top 5 Antivirus Software for Windows
Restore your 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.
Step 2: Remove following files and folders of CryCipher Ransomware:
Related connections or other entries:
How to decrypt files infected by CryCipher 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 CryCipher 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
Written by Rami Douafi