Infected with KeyPass Ransomware? Need to decrypt .KEYPASS files?
What is KeyPass ransomware
KeyPass is a ransomware threat, which encrypts user files with own algorithm. The first symptom of infiltration is a new .KEYPASS extension to all encrypted files. KeyPass can code various files, such as photos, databases, documents and video files, PDF files and also archives. After a short procedure of encryption, these files become unreadable. Unlike similar threats, KeyPass does not have a created note containing information about the ransom. However, below we list some files from the website of the attackers, which contain some information.
All your files, documents, photos, databases and other important files are encrypted and have the extension: .KEYPASS
The only method of recovering files is to purchase and decrypt software and unique private key.
After purchase you will start decrypt software, enter your unique private key and it will decrypt all your data.
Only we can give you this key and only we can recover your files.
You need to contact us by e-mail email@example.com send us your personal ID and wait for further instructions.
For you to be sure, that we can decrypt your files - you can send us a 1-3 any not very big encrypted files and we will send you back it in a original form FREE.
Price for decryption $300.
This price avaliable if you contact us first 72 hours.
E-mail address to contact us:
Reserve e-mail address to contact us:
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How KeyPass infected your PC
Attackers change the names of cryptographic viruses, encryption algorithms and much more, but the penetration scheme remains unchanged. As a rule, .KEYPASS makes its way through unprotected network connection settings due to the lack of a reliable antivirus in the user system. Also, it can come as an attachment to spam mailing or in the form of fake software updates. Responsible approach to the security of your personal data, use proven anti-virus software. If KeyPass already infected your PC, then use our guide to remove this cryptovirus and decrypt the ddd 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 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 KeyPass 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 KeyPass – files, folders, registry keys.
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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 KeyPass:
Related connections or other entries:
How to decrypt files infected by KeyPass?
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 KeyPass 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 Tim Kas