Infected with LanRan-2 Ransomware? Need to decrypt your files?

What is LanRan-2 Ransomware

LanRan-2 is a cryptographer, extorting money from users. The virus has become the most active in the first half of July and was initially aimed at English-speaking users, but recently LanRan-2 infects users’ computers across the globe. cryptovirus encrypts user files using AES algorithm. These files can be of various types, such as photos, videos and other media, archives, text documents and so on. After encryption LanRan-2 changes the extension of sacrificial data to .LanRan2.0.5, then these files become unusable. Scammers create special files-notes @___README___@.txt and INSTRUCTIONS.html in each folder containing encrypted files. Here’s how it looks:

LanRan-2 Ransomware

note’s textual content:

L_A_N_R_A_N R_A_N_S_O_M_W_A_R_E
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Attention! Attention! Attention! Your Files has been encrypted By L_A_N_R_A_N__R_A_M_S_0_M_W_A_R_E
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What is encryption?
Encryption is a reversible modification of information for security reasons but providing full access to it for authorized users. To become an authorized user and keep the modification absolutely reversible (in other words to have a possibility to decrypt your files) you should have an individual private key.
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But not only it
It is required also to have the special decryption software (in your L_A_N_R_A_N Decryptor software) for safe and complete decryption of all your files and data.
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Send 0.5 Bitcoin To @ 1sUCn6JYa7B96t4nZz1tX5muU2W5YxCmS @
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for decrypt your files Contact us By Email : lanran-decrypter@list.ru If Send 0.5 Bitcoin We will send you the decryption key LanRan Decryptor
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It's Your Choice

In some cases, the virus changes the desktop image containing similar text.

LanRan-2 Ransomware

It becomes clear that the main task of intruders is to steal money from you. They set the ransom price in the amount of 0.5 Bitcoin, after payment they promise to send a special decryption utility that will restore the user files. It is a lie, developers manipulate you, don’t pay them even a penny. Do not try to restore the data yourself, as you can damage or even lose your files. Use our tips to try to recover and decrypt your files.

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How LanRan-2 infected your PC

Cryptoviruses differ from each other in the size of redemption, appearance and encryption algorithms, however, the paths of penetration onto victims’ computers remain unchanged. In most cases, LanRan-2 comes through unprotected network connection settings due to the lack of a good antivirus on the user’s computer. Also, at times it spreads as an attachment to spam mailing and starts malicious activity right after the user opens the attachment. Be that as it may, you need to take care of the security of your data more carefully, buying trusted programs that can protect your PC. If LanRan-2 has already penetrated, then read our recommendations to decrypt .LanRan2.0.5 files and remove the cryptovirus immediately.

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 LanRan-2 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

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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.
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Step 2: Remove following files and folders of LanRan-2:

Related connections or other entries:

No information

Related files:

Deep_ReadME.txt
Deep.exe

How to decrypt files infected by LanRan-2?

You can try to use manual methods to restore and decrypt your files.

Decrypt files manually

Restore the system using System Restore

system restore

Although latest versions of LanRan-2 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.

windows previous versions

  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 Rami Douafi

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