Infected with Wesker Ransomware? Need to decrypt your files?
What is Wesker Ransomware
Wesker is a cryptovirus that became most common in May 2019. This is a threat that penetrates the computer imperceptibly for the user and disables the most important files, such as documents, office, photo, video and much more, in short, this affects the category of files that is most important for the average user. This uses the AES algorithm, after which the files become unsuitable for further use. Unlike other crypto viruses, Wesker does not change the file extension but adds a special marker. The virus creates a special !!!INSTRUCTION_RNSMW!!!.txt text file that contains information about the purchase and decryption methods.
Your All Files Encrypted
For Decrypt Your Data Contact Me: email@example.com
Your ID for Decryption: r4o7x*****
If You Try Decrypt your file and damage it is Gonna Cost You more Price to Decrypt
you can Send 1MB Data For Decryption Test
The note is written in English, but this does not mean that it is aimed only at English-speaking users. People around the world report that they are faced with Wesker. Attackers insist on using a browser torus to pay for ransom in bitcoins. Bitcoins are used to scammers not to worry that they will be revealed. Below are some options for deleting Wesker and decrypting your files.
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How Wesker Ransomware infected your PC
Most often, Wesker and similar programs penetrate user computers due to the lack of a normal antivirus program, because most users do not use antiviruses or use free versions. This is wrong. In addition, you should not forget that Wesker is most often hidden under an attachment to a spam mailing list or an update for a program so that the user cannot identify the virus on his own. Below are some ways to delete Wesker 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 Wesker 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 Wesker 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 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 Wesker Ransomware:
Related connections or other entries:
How to decrypt files infected by Wesker 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 Wesker 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
Written by Rami Duafi