Infected with InducVirus Ransomware? Need to decrypt your files?
What is InducVirus Ransomware
InducVirus is a fairly common cryptovirus, which can be called DelphiRansomware. This encrypts user files, including archives, audio, video, multimedia and files. Of course, the virus requires a large ransom mark file encryption. Exactly like similar viruses, it encrypts files using AES/RC6 algorithms. The virus adds .FilGZmsp extension to the victim’s files. After encryption, the virus creates a special lock screen that appears every time you try to open an infected file. Below you can see the image of this lock screen and its content.
You files have been encrypted using RC6 Algorythm.
For decrypt contact to email@example.com
You have a 10 hours to contact us.
If your contacts after 10 hours - your files has flushed to toilet!
[Im fucking faggot! PLEASE DELETE MY SYSTEM!]
Scammers try to browbeat the user, indicating that there is only 10h to contact them, otherwise, the files will be lost. Of course, this is not. The note contains a special email address at which users can contact criminals. They require a ransom in the amount of several hundred dollars, but it is worth noting that the ransom must be paid for Bitcoin. This is done in order to avoid prosecution under the law and not to be caught since the operations with cryptocurrency are very difficult to track. We strongly advise you to familiarize yourself with our recommendations to try to delete InducVirus right now and decrypt your files.
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How InducVirus infected your PC
The vulnerability of network settings is the most common reason for the penetration of such crypto viruses, namely InducVirus. We recommend that you use the latest anti-virus software that can protect your computer. It is also worth noting that the virus can penetrate the spam mailing and as an update for programs that are in your system. Do not waste time and read our instructions to remove it right now and finally return 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 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 InducVirus 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 – fully removes all instances of InducVirus – 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 InducVirus:
Related connections or other entries:
How to decrypt files infected by InducVirus?
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 InducVirus 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