How to remove GetCrypt Ransomware and decrypt your files

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Infected with GetCrypt Ransomware? Need to decrypt your files?

What is GetCrypt Ransomware

GetCrypt is a ransomware virus that encrypts user data using an algorithm and then requires contacting them via e-mail to find out information about how to pay for the ransom. Like many others, it requires a ransom in bitcoins. GetCrypt changes the file extension after encryption, these extensions can be different and contain four different letters. Here are some examples: HBFE, JVVR, PQMS and so on.

GetCrypt Ransomware

Attention! Your computer has been attacked by virus-encoder!
All your files are now encrypted using cryptographycalli strong aslgorithra.
Without the original key recovery is impossible.
TO GET YOUR DECODER AND THE ORIGINAL KEY TO DECRYPT YOUR FILES YOU NEED TO EMAIL US AT: GETCRYPT@COCK.LI
It is in your interest to respond as soon as possible to ensure the restoration of your files.
P.S only in case you do not recive a response from the first email address within 48 hours,
CpbNPC3in+gflXBWw+85FpmEPijhUwB5ko1oiaLljVQ/MmJ***

Judging by the text document it becomes clear that it is not there before writing. The full buyback information appears when the file creates a special image that becomes the desktop wallpaper. Here is its content.

GetCrypt Ransomware

ATTENTION
Attention! Your computer has been attacked by virus-encoder!
All your files are now encrypted using cryptographycalli strong aslgorithm.
Without the original key recovery is impossible.
TO GET YOUR DECODER AND THE ORIGINAL KEY TO DECRYPT YOUR FILES
YOU NEED TO EMAIL US AT: GETCRYPT@COCK.LI
It is in your interest to respond as soon as possible to ensure the restoration of your files.
P.S only in case you do not recive a response from the first email address within 48 hours,
please use this alternative email address: CRYPTGET@TUTANOTA.COM
1. Open your browser
2. Write to our mail: GETCRYPT@COCK.LI
3. Attach file encrypted_key.bin from %appdata% to your message

Attackers use their favorite strategy using the Tor browser. This allows attackers to avoid when following the law, because thanks to this browser they leave no traces. It is necessary to pay the ransom, the size of which we indicated above. Of course, we do not recommend you to pay, as there is no guarantee that intruders actually encrypt your files turned into their original appearance. There is no possibility of self-decryption of files.

Update: Use following service to identify the version and type of ransomware you were attacked by: ID Ransomware. If you want to decrypt your 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 GetCrypt Ransomware infected your PC

In most cases, GetCrypt comes through a protected user network setting. This happens because users rarely use antivirus and other programs that are able to prevent such penetration. It can also come as a false update for a program or as an attachment to a spam mailing list. Be that as it may, you need to use antiviruses to prevent such a virus from penetrating your computer. Below you can see our instructions to remove GetCrypt.

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 GetCrypt 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 GetCrypt 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.

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Restore your files using shadow copies

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  1. Download and run Stellar Data Recovery.
  2. Select type of files you want to restore and click Next.
  3. Select the drive and folder where your files are located and date that you want to restore them from and press Scan.
  4. Once the scanning process is done, click Recover to restore your files.
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Step 2: Remove following files and folders of GetCrypt Ransomware:

Related connections or other entries:

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How to decrypt files infected by GetCrypt Ransomware?

You can try to use manual methods to restore and decrypt your files.

Decrypt files manually

Restore the system using System Restore

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Although latest versions of GetCrypt 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.

  1. Initiate the search for ‘system restore
  2. Click on the result
  3. Choose the date before the infection appearance
  4. 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.

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  1. Right-click the file and choose Properties
  2. Open the Previous Version tab
  3. Select the latest version and click Copy
  4. Click Restore

Written by Rami Duafi

Author: Rami Douafi

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