Infected with OPdailyallowance Ransomware? Need to decrypt your files?
What is OPdailyallowance Ransomware
If you notice that your almost all your files on the PC are encrypted and have .CRYPTR extension, then you can be sure that your PC has been attacked by the crypto hacker OPdailyallowance. This is another extortive software that encrypts user data of various formats, for example, office documents, PDF files, photos and music, and so on. Like similar cryptoviruses, OPdailyallowance uses the AES encryption algorithm and changes the extension of the victim files to the .CRYPTR. Undoubtedly, the attacked files become unsuitable for further use. OPdailyallowance has many varieties of notes and lock screens that carry information about the ransom. Here’s how it looks:
WHAT HAPPEND ?
Can't find the files that you need0
Is the content of your files that you need, unreadable?
This is normal because the data within your files has been encrypted.
GET THE KEY DECRYPT FILE, YOU HAVE TO PAY 0,3 BTC TO ADDRESS : 1CajF6395CNBrXxjGqVsALcTvNhyRbQebu
##### YOUR PRIVATE KEY EXPIRED 3 DAYS IF IT EXCEEDS 3 DAYS WE CAN NOT HELP YOU TO DECRYPT YOUR FILE
##### PLEASE DON'T TURN OFF YOUR PC AND DON'T RENAME EXTENSION, IT WILL FILE YOUR CORRUPTION
##### GET THE KEY TO DECRYPT FILE, YOU HAVE PAY 0,3 BTC TO ADDRESS 1CajF6395CNBrXxjGqVsALcTvNhyRbQebu
##### IF YOU SEND EMAIL AND NO REPLY FROM US MORE THAN 2 DAYS PLEASE RESEND YOUR EMAIL
All these notes are aimed at intimidating the user as much as possible, and, of course, making him pay 0.3 BTС. Why bitcoins? The answer is very simple, the crypto currency allows fraudsters to stay in the shadows and not be punished for their activities. We strongly recommend that you use our instructions to remove OPdailyallowance and restore your files. Do not pay the attackers, no one gives you guarantees that your files will be restored even after paying for the ransom.
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How OPdailyallowance infected your PC
The most common way to penetrate a PC is through unprotected network connection settings, as well as in the form of fake updates or attachments to spam mailing. The only sure way to secure your PC is to use a good antivirus program that can prevent the penetration of such viruses. If OPdailyallowance has already encrypted your files, then read our recommendations below.
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 OPdailyallowance 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
- 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 OPdailyallowance:
Related connections or other entries:
How to decrypt files infected by OPdailyallowance?
You can try to use manual methods to restore and decrypt your files.
Decrypt files manually
Restore the system using System Restore
Although the latest versions of OPdailyallowance 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