Infected with Oktropys@protonmail.com ransomware? Need to decrypt .Aurora files?

What is Oktropys@protonmail.com ransomware

Oktropys@protonmail.com ransomware is a crypto-trojan, which encrypts all files on victims machines without permission. It insert new file extensions .Aurora to every encrypted file, for example, if you have a Photo.png file, then its name becomes Photo.png.Aurora. All text documents, images , photos, images, and other files is at risk. We think, that files with next extensions can be encrypted by a virus:

.shw, .cat, .csv, .db, .doc, .gif, .htm, .ico, .inf, .ini, .jpg, .png, .ppt, .sam, .txt, .url, .xls, .xml, .wav, .wb2, .wk4, .wpd, .wpg

After encryption, criminals create special files with the debscription of their demands and procedure of payment for decryption. We recommend to remove Oktropys@protonmail.com ransomware and decrypt .Aurora files without any payments for the cybercriminals!

Ransom notes !-GET_MY_FILES-!.txt has the following text:

==========================# YOUR PC BLOCK #==========================
SORRY! Your files are encrypted.
File contents are encrypted with random key.
We STRONGLY RECOMMEND you NOT to use any "decryption tools".
These tools can damage your data, making recover IMPOSSIBLE.
Also we recommend you not to contact data recovery companies.
They will just contact us, buy the key and sell it to you at a higher price.
If you want to decrypt your files, you have to get RSA private key.
In order to get private key, write here:
oktropys@protonmail.com
And send me your id, your id:
-**********
And pay 50$ on 1DVrBzv6hb1D217NNqbjaForF3eG3HXc7a wallet
If someone else offers you files restoring, ask him for test decryption.
Only we can successfully decrypt your files; knowing this can protect you from fraud.
You will receive instructions of what to do next.
==========================# YOUR PC BLOCK #==========================

Oktopys@protonmail.com ransomware

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

Oktropys@protonmail.com 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 Oktropys@protonmail.com has already come to your PC, then you can use our detailed recommendations to remove it right now and decrypt .Aurora 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 Oktropys@protonmail.com 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 .Aurora 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.

Step 2: Remove following files and folders of Oktropys@protonmail.com ransomware:

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How to decrypt files infected by Oktropys@protonmail.com 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 Oktropys@protonmail.com 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

Protect your computer from ransomware

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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.

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Written by Tim Kas

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