Ransomware

Articles about removing Windows lockers, Browser lockers, Crypto-viruses and other types of blackmailing threats.

How to remove Cerber3 ransomware and decrypt .cerber3 files

Cerber3 ransomware is new version of notorious Cerber virus that infected hundreds of thousands computers. It uses the same algorithms to infect computer and encrypt user files. Now it appends .Cerber3 to those files. Names of the files are changed to random 10 character sequence. Among other differences between Cerber3 and it predecessor are new ransomware note files (@__README__@.html, @__README__@.txt and @__README__@.url instead of #DECRYPT MY FILES#.txt, #DECRYPT MY FILES#.html, #DECRYPT MY FILES#.vbs). Text and html files contain identical instructions to pay the ransom, .url file opens Cerber3 website.

How to remove Cry Ransomware and decrypt .cry files

Cry Ransomware is crypto-virus, that infects Windows-based computers and encrypts data of different types. Usually, those are documents, music, photos, e-mails and other files, that can be very important for the user. Ransomware adds .cry extension to affected files and demands $150 ransom for decryption. If ransom is not paid within 100 hours, amount doubles to $300. Among peculiarities, that differentiates Cry virus from other threats of this kind - it creates old_shortcuts on the desktop and moves encrypted files to this folder.

How to remove Cerber ransomware and decrypt .cerber files

Cerber is ransomware virus that uses AES encryption to encrypt user files. Usually it affects documents, photos, images, music, games and other types of personal data. Cerber adds .cerber extension to all encrypted files. Targeting personal information helps them to demand ransom ($500) for decryption. As there are no 100% working free decryption tools available many users pay the ransom to restore their files.

How to remove TeslaCrypt and decrypt .ecc files

TeslaCrypt is very dangerous encrypting virus and ransomware. It uses AES encryption to encrypt sensitive user files (documents, photos, music, video). After this it asks for a ransom to decrypt those files. One of the features of TeslaCrypt ransomware is that it also affects gaming files of most popular games

How to remove Zepto ransomware and decrypt .zepto files

Zepto Ransomware is new file-encrypting ransomware from Locky family. It uses RSA-2048 encryption algorithm and appends .zepto extensions to encrypted files and modifies file names with set of numbers and letters. First part of this set is your actually personal ID that is needed to pay the ransom and get decryptor. Ransom amount is 0.6 BitCoins (~$365). Zepto creates _HELP_instructions.html file with instructions to make the payment.