Infected with IEncrypt Ransomware? Need to decrypt your files?
What is IEncrypt Ransomware
Recently, more and more new and new crypto viruses appear. IEncrypt Ransomware is one of them. Like other analogues, it encrypts user data regardless of the file format. This may be office documents, audio or video files, multimedia and more. After encryption, IEncrypt Ransomware changes the file extension to .PCname_of_company. Moreover, the virus creates a special text file which is a note containing detailed information about a possible redemption (using a pattern “file name”.kraussmfz_readme.txt). The virus creates individual notes for each file. Here’s what it looks like:
Your network was hacked and encrypted.
No free decryption software is available on the web.
Email us at SARAH.BARRICK@PROTONMAIL.COM (or) LINDA.HARTLEY@TUTANOTA.COM to get the ransom amount.
Please, use your company name as the email subject.
A ransom can reach several, hundred dollars. Of course there is no need to pay scammers. Well, like a note, the virus is aimed at English-speaking users, However, according to the latest data, the virus has already spread around the world. We strongly recommend that you try to remove IEncrypt Ransomware by yourself using our recommendations.
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How IEncrypt Ransomware infected your PC
Like many other cryptovirus and, IEncrypt Ransomware comes through vulnerabilities in the network settings, Taking the form of an attachment in a spam mailing or a false update or addition to the software that is already installed on your computer. Anyway, one of the most important rules is to use the latest virus software that is able to prevent the penetration of viruses of this kind.
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 IEncrypt 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 IEncrypt 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.
Wipersoft – fully removes all instances of IEncrypt 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 IEncrypt Ransomware:
Related connections or other entries:
How to decrypt files infected by IEncrypt 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 IEncrypt 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