PyLock Ransomware

Posted: September 18, 2019 | Category: Ransomware
The PyLock Ransomware is a file-locker Trojan that can encrypt files on your computer to hold them up for a ransom. Other symptoms include changes to security and data recovery-related settings and a pop-up that's similar to those of the Crysis Ransomware family. Have your anti-malware solution remove the PyLock Ransomware as soon as possible before using any intact backup for recovery. The PyLock Ransomware is clambering onto the same pile of threats as the Amavaldo banking Trojan or the Noblis Ransomware , as another, Windows Trojan using Python for attacking victims. Although...

Barak Ransomware

Posted: September 9, 2019 | Category: Ransomware
The Barak Ransomware is a file-locking Trojan from the Phobos Ransomware's family, a branch of the Crysis Ransomware. Infections can stop your files from opening by modifying them with AES encryption, and conduct other attacks conducive to blocking your data recovery efforts. Let your anti-malware products delete the Barak Ransomware when possible and store backups on separate devices for safety. A possible typo in a new Trojan could be misstepping its efforts at referencing a bygone political era. The next version of the Phobos Ransomware 's family, the Barak Ransomware, is circulating...

Erenahen Ransomware

Posted: September 9, 2019 | Category: Ransomware
The Erenahen Ransomware is a file-locking Trojan from the Globe Imposter Ransomware family. It locks your PC's media and holds it for a ransom by selling its decryption services in a related message file. Users always should keep secure backups of their work and have anti-malware products for removing the Erenahen Ransomware before any encryption attacks. The file-locking Trojan family that profits off of pretending that it's another one returns for fall, although not nearly approaching the same quantity as the STOP Ransomware , the Scarab Ransomware or other competitors. This Globe...

Moka Ransomware

Posted: September 6, 2019 | Category: Ransomware
The Moka Ransomware is a file-locking Trojan from the Ransomware-as-a-Service known as both the STOP Ransomware and the Djvu Ransomware. Besides blocking media on your computer, the Moka Ransomware also can create ransom messages that sell its unlocking service, remove backups, and drop other threats, such as spyware. Let your anti-malware products delete the Moka Ransomware or quarantine it immediately and maintain secure backups for damage mitigation. A fresh-off-the-press release of the STOP Ransomware family's RaaS business is using the French word for mocha as its brand for...

Vault Ransomware

Posted: September 6, 2019 | Category: Ransomware
The Vault Ransomware is a new version of VaultCrypt or CryptVault, a small family of file-locking Trojans. The Vault Ransomware payload coordinates attacks such as encrypting files, delivering ransom notes, and wiping data through additional software like SDelete. A secure, offsite backup is preferable for remedying any damage this Trojan does, although traditional anti-malware programs should identify and remove the Vault Ransomware as a threat. The Russian-victimizing VaultCrypt of 2015 is contaminating new PCs under minor variants, even four years after its debut. The Vault...

Group Ransomware

Posted: September 5, 2019 | Category: Ransomware
The Group Ransomware is one of the many file-encryption Trojans that are lurking on the Internet and waiting for an opportunity to compromise your system. Unfortunately, while some malware attacks do not cause long-lasting damage, attacks by threats like the Group Ransomware are guaranteed to cause a lot of issues. This is because ransomware uses a sophisticated file-encryption routine whose ultimate goal is to prevent the victim from accessing their files – the only way to undo this is to run a special decryptor that will restore all files back to normal. Unfortunately, a free decryptor...

RYK Ransomware

Posted: September 5, 2019 | Category: Ransomware
A new file-encryption Trojan has been detected by malware researchers, and it has been given the name RYK Ransomware due to the file extension it appends to the names of the files it encrypts – '.RYK.' Unfortunately, if you have had your data encrypted by this threat, then you might not have many data recovery opportunities ahead of you. So far, the RYK Ransomware's file-encryption routine seems invincible, so it will not be possible to rely on free decryption software to recover your files. Ryuk Ransomware Resurfaces With a New Extension There are many similarities between the code and...

Peta Ransomware

Posted: September 4, 2019 | Category: Ransomware
The Peta Ransomware is a file-locking Trojan from the family of the STOP Ransomware or Djvu Ransomware. Its attacks will keep your files from opening, change the extensions on their names, and leave behind ransom notes. Users should establish backups for protecting their work and have anti-malware solutions available for deleting the Peta Ransomware or preventing infections. A naming convention isn't always just a convenience; with a file-locking Trojan, it can be the difference between getting your files back and losing them permanently. Due to their dependency on compatible decryptors,...

MGS Ransomware

Posted: September 4, 2019 | Category: Ransomware
The MGS Ransomware is a file-locking Trojan from a well-known Ransomware-as-a-Service family. The MGS Ransomware can lock media on your PC and may compromise it through corrupted advertisements, torrents or brute-force attacks. Users should emphasize rigorous backups scheduled combined with anti-malware services for removing the MGS Ransomware as a danger to their computers. One of the top competing RaaS families, the Dharma Ransomware (AKA Crysis Ransomware ), has another variant with typically-misleading filenames in its payload. Social engineering isn't new to this...

Hese Ransomware

Posted: September 3, 2019 | Category: Ransomware
The Hese Ransomware is a file-locking Trojan from the STOP Ransomware family. The Hese Ransomware payload includes encryption routines for blocking digital media files, creating ransom notes, and disabling various security and recovery features. Windows users can resolve the side effects by recovering from their backups, or by having anti-malware products delete the Hese Ransomware safely before its attacks occur.s Ransomware-as-a-Service can change its targeting preferences with each new pair of criminal hands on the reins. Despite this flexibility, it's rare for a RaaS's campaign to...

CMD Ransomware

Posted: September 2, 2019 | Category: Ransomware
The CMD Ransomware is a file-encryption Trojan, which has the ability to encrypt the contents of various file formats, therefore making it impossible to use them unless they are run through a decryptor first. Sadly, the decryption tool and decryption key needed to revert the changes done by the CMD Ransomware are not free, and the ransomware's authors may offer to sell them to their victims in exchange for a hefty ransom sum. The CMD Ransomware has been categorized as a member of the Dharma Ransomware family, which has been threatening computer users for over three years. This...

Gero Ransomware

Posted: August 30, 2019 | Category: Ransomware
The Gero Ransomware is a file-encryption Trojan, which has the ability to encrypt a huge variety of file types, therefore ensuring that no-one will be able to access them unless they are decrypted first. Unfortunately, decrypting the files that the Gero Ransomware locks is a difficult task that cannot be completed without the assistance of the threat's authors – they are willing to sell a decryption service, but the price is rather hefty, $490 via Bitcoin. Malware researchers have identified similarities between the Gero Ransomware and the STOP Ransomware so that it is safe to assume...

Silenced Ransomware

Posted: August 29, 2019 | Category: Ransomware
The Silenced Ransomware is a file-locking Trojan that can block your PC's files and hold them for ransom. The Silenced Ransomware symptoms include changing the extensions of the hostage media, along with hijacking your Windows wallpaper. Users should avoid paying this fine without testing every other recovery possibility, keep secure backups, and use anti-malware products for eliminating the Silenced Ransomware safely. An 'indie' threat like the SystemCrypter Ransomware , the LooCipher Ransomware , or the Silenced Ransomware reminds PC users that not all Trojans are service-based. Some...

Nemty Ransomware

Posted: August 29, 2019 | Category: Ransomware
The Nemty Ransomware is a variant of the JSWorm Ransomware, a file-locker Trojan. While the Nemty Ransomware uses a new message for soliciting ransoms, it still encrypts and blocks your files. Saving backups on other systems for their safety will protect your work, although most anti-malware tools should remove the Nemty Ransomware by default. The confusingly-named JSWorm Ransomware , a C++ Windows program that's a Trojan, rather than a worm, has a variant out in the wild. The Nemty Ransomware changes many elements of the old Trojan, but its modus operandi for making money, still, is...

Good Ransomware

Posted: August 28, 2019 | Category: Ransomware
The Good Ransomware is a file-locker Trojan that encrypts digital media, such as your documents. Symptoms of infection consist of 'good' extensions in your files' names, which will not open, regardless of whether or not you remove the filename change. Keeping backups secure is highly recommended for countering its attacks, although most anti-malware programs should have no obstacles when removing the Good Ransomware. A fresh, file-locker Trojan is appearing in August of the current year, with symptoms similar to old versions of the Scarab Ransomware . Although some of the Good...
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