Infected with Teeny Ransomware? Need to decrypt your files?
What is Teeny Ransomware
Today’s topic is about Teeny crypto-virus encrypting user files using the AES algorithm. Like analogues, it encrypts office documents, photos, archives, audio, and more. As it becomes already clear, files cease to be usable. Also, it is worth noting that the cryptovirus deletes backup copies of files and system restore points in order to reduce the possibility of self-decryption or restoration of files to zero. Below we provide the image and content of the note that the virus leaves:
Your files are encrypted with a powerful algorithm.
Trying to open your files without a key can result in the loss of all data on the disk and loss of time.
follow the instructions to find your files at the bottom.
Follow the instructions.
1. Perform a $ 200 payment to the underlying bitcoin account
btc req: [random characters]
After you have done the 2nd btc wallet id and the id at the bottom you want to mail us.
id: [random characters]
3. Enter the key that was sent to your side.
key: [input prompt]
The note is written in Turkish, but this does not at all mean that the virus targets a Turkish audience. Moreover, according to our data, Teeny has already spread around the world. This requires a ransom of hundreds of dollars for decryption. Of course, you do not need to pay. Moreover, fraudsters may simply not decrypt your files. We recommend that you read our recommendations to try to delete Teeny and decrypt your files.
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How Teeny Ransomware infected your PC
The vulnerability of user network settings is the main reason for the penetration of such crypto viruses, in particular, Teeny. This comes in the form of an attachment in a spam e-mail list or as a false update for programs installed on your system. Use paid versions of antivirus software to secure your computer. If you find that your files are encrypted Teeny, then use our guides to remove this and decrypt your 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 Teeny 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 Teeny 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 Teeny 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 Teeny Ransomware:
Related connections or other entries:
How to decrypt files infected by Teeny 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 Teeny 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