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Locky File Extension

Locky File Extension is a new ransomware infection that uses AES encryption in order to corrupt your files. It is similar to DMA Locker, CryptoWall, TeslaCrypt, and some other malicious programs of this type. The threat can infiltrate any Windows version. Once it infects your system, it starts the encryption process. After the parasite corrupts all your data, it demands that you pay the so-called ransom for it. That is not something that we would recommend. There are no guarantees, when it comes to dealing with cyber crooks. That is why we advise that you terminate Locky File Virus without further delay. Read more...

Remove UmbreCrypt Virus

UmbreCrypt Virus is a serious threat that tends to enter systems without permission. It is known that it belongs to the family of CrypBoss ransomware, and it seeks to encrypt all users’ files in order to be able to ask a ransom. In order to do that, this serious infection uses the RSA-2048 encryption, which means that it is basically impossible to decrypt the encrypted files. Of course, UmbreCrypt Virus might also encrypt your new files if you allow it to stay on your system and do not do anything regarding the UmbreCrypt Virus removal. Unfortunately, it is not so easy to delete UmbreCrypt Virus from the system, but you can still do that yourself. After doing that, you will be able to restore your files. Read this article carefully to find out what you can do in order to remove UmbreCrypt Virus fully from your system. Read more...

Remove help recover files.txt

Help recover files.txt is a ransomware infection that puts the Help recover files.txt file onto the system after it enters the PC. The file informs users that their files have been encrypted using the RSA-2048 encryption key. Unfortunately, this ransomware infection really does that. The main reason why it does that is to get money from users because people have to pay money for cyber criminals in order to get the key to unlock files. If you are not going to pay money, you have to uninstall Help recover files.txt ransomware as soon as possible. This will be a really challenging task because ransomware infections are very difficult to erase and they definitely do not have an uninstall entry in Control Panel. In addition, there is a possibility that this threat will also block .exe files, so you will not be able to open your browsers, files, and system tools. Read more...

Remove RSA 4096 Virus

RSA 4096 Virus is a serious computer infection that usually enters systems without permission and then makes all the files unusable. It does that for one main reason – it seeks to extort money from users. Unfortunately, the majority of users give their money to the creator of RSA 4096 Virus because they believe that it is the only solution. Do not worry; there is one more thing that you can do if you do not want to pay money – you need to remove RSA 4096 Virus from your computer as soon as you can and then restore your files from some kind of external device, for instance, external HDD. We know that it is a really difficult task to delete RSA 4096 Virus, so we have decided to help our readers. We will talk about the RSA 4096 Virus removal in the last paragraph. Read more...

.Micro file virus Removal

.Micro file virus is a ransomware infection that is capable of corrupting your data. It enters your PC and encrypts your files adding the .micro extension to them, hence its name. The parasite is rather similar to other programs of this type including CryptoWall, CryptoLocker, TeslaCrypt, and more. It was created by cyber criminals in order to make easy money. Once the malware encrypts your files using the AES 256-bit encryption algorithm, it asks you to pay the so-called ransom for them. That is not something we would recommend. Instead, we advise that you terminate .Micro file virus as soon as you can. Read more...

Remove DMA-Locker

DMA-Locker is categorized as malicious software by security experts. To be more specific, it falls into the category of ransomware infections, which means that it might cause data-loss. Researchers have observed that DMA-Locker locks all the files stored on the system in order to be able to ask users to pay a ransom for the key. Thus, it does not differ from CryptoWall, Cryptolocker, and other ransomware infections prevalent these days. If you ever encounter this threat, you will understand that immediately because all your files will become useless. Unfortunately, it is not so easy to unlock them: you can either restore them from a backup you have made previously, or you can pay a ransom. Keep in mind that nobody knows whether or not you will receive the promised key for unlocking your files. Therefore, it would be better to find other ways to gain access to your files again and remove DMA-Locker. Read more...

Cryptowall Removal

CryptoWall is a malicious infection often classified as ransomware. It can infiltrate your computer with the help of various Trojans like TrojanDownloader:Win32/Upatre, TrojanDownloader:Win32/Onkods, and many more. It is also very likely that the ransomware is not the only harmful application on your PC. The main symptom of CryptoWall is the fact that it encrypts your data and demands that you pay a fee to get it back. Making deals with cyber criminals and hoping that they will hold up their end of the bargain is not something we would advise. The cyber crooks cannot be trusted, which means that you should not pay them anything. What you should do is get rid of CryptoWall right away. Read more...

sos@decryptfiles.com – How to remove?

There are some things that you should know about sos@decryptfiles.com. This is actually a file extension that should be associated with a certain ransomware malware. If you see this file extension written together with the names of your files, you can be sure that they are encrypted. In other words, you cannot open them anymore. The ransomware can attack any computer because it is compatible with Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 8.1. If you want to access your encrypted files, you have to remove sos@decryptfiles.com from your personal computer and to get rid of the code that the ransomware has injected into your files. Cyber criminals do this kind of activity to gain monetary profit. Our security experts inform you that you must not pay attention to anything the hackers tell you in a form of message that appears after the encryption. After you finish reading, take care of sos@decryptfiles.com removal from the PC as soon as you possibly can. Read more...

Remove .ccc File Extension

.CCC file extension is an extension that it is usually added to photos, music, videos, and even programs after these files are encrypted by a serious infection known as Teslacrypt ransomware. There are other extensions which Teslacrypt uses, e.g. .VVV file extension; however, the presence of .CCC file extension means that you have encountered the newest version of this ransomware. As long as .CCC file extension is there, it means that you will not be able to access your files. In other words, this ransomware infection makes them useless. Many users try to remove .CCC file extension themselves by renaming the files; however, this is not a solution. Specialists have already observed that the manual .CCC file extension removal will not help users to gain access to their files again. If you want to find out what you can do about that, read through the article. Read more...

Remove Angler Exploit Kit

Angler Exploit Kit is a very dangerous Trojan horse. Its creation dates back to 2013. However, the virus, for some reason, has already attacked many computers in 2015 and is continuing to threaten users all over the world. It can slip into your computer system unnoticed by your security tool, especially if the said tool has not been updated for a while. The Trojan inspects your security system and installs malware onto your personal computer. If you are infected at the moment, you definitely have to remove Angler Exploit Kit from the PC as soon as you can! If you do not do this, you might suffer from the detrimental effects of this virus. Read more...