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What is Press Ransomware

Press Ransomware is a type of malware that falls under the category of crypto-ransomware, which is designed to encrypt data on infected computers, rendering the files inaccessible to the users. The attackers then demand a ransom payment in exchange for the decryption key that would allow the victims to regain access to their encrypted files. After encrypting the files, Press Ransomware appends .press, .dwarf or .spfre extensions to the filenames, making them easily identifiable. For example, a file originally named 1.jpg would be renamed to 1.jpg.press after encryption. The specific encryption algorithm used by Press Ransomware is not detailed in the provided search results, but it is common for such malware to use robust encryption methods like AES or RSA to prevent unauthorized decryption. Upon completion of the encryption process, Press Ransomware drops a ransom note named RECOVERY NFO.txt on the victim’s computer. This note informs the victim that their files have been encrypted and that sensitive data has been exfiltrated. The attackers threaten to sell or leak the stolen content online if the ransom is not paid. The note also offers the victim the opportunity to send a couple of encrypted files to the attackers for free decryption as proof that they can decrypt the files.

RECOVERY NFO.txtAll your important files are encrypted!.txt
Hello!
We're sorry, but your data are stolen and encrypted.
In case of nonpayment - all sensitive information will be sold or made publicly accessible.
Compared to other ransomware we charge a lot less, so don't be stingy!
If you pay - we will provide you with decryption software and remove your data from our servers. We work honesty!
Warning! Do not delete or modify any files, it can lead to recovery problems!
You can contact us using TOX messenger without registration and SMS hxxps://tox.chat/download.html
Tox ID: ABF256935FB3F8E5DE4E0127A98300EA41B9F3F651598B1BF37823EA46E8017CC740F9FFED83
Or download Tor Browser hxxps://www.torproject.org/download/ , create an account on the mail service onionmail.org and email us at Tyhelpss@onionmail.org
Send us your KeyID and 2 files with SIMPLE extensions(jpg,xls,doc, etc... not databases!) and low sizes(max 2 mb) for free decryption.
Use -
Good luck!
Key Identifier:
Any attempts to recover your files using
third-party software will have fatal consequences,
the files will be changed forever,
without the possibility of recovery.
There is only one way to get your files back Important: install the tor browser https://www.torproject.org/download
Warning: Create a new email on the service https://onionmail.org/account/create for contact!
write to me at KatrinaTren@onionmail.org or KatrinaTren@tutanota.com
Send me your ID by email
Key Identifier:

As of the information provided, there are no specific decryption tools mentioned that can decrypt files affected by Press Ransomware without the attackers’ involvement. Decryption is often not feasible without the decryption key held by the attackers, and paying the ransom does not guarantee that the files will be decrypted or that the malware infection will be removed. The best method for file recovery is to restore from backups that were not connected to the network at the time of infection. Another option is to try file-recovery software. Stellar Data Recovery provides a professional service aimed at recovering encrypted files. Their approach involves a thorough assessment and application of advanced recovery techniques. While recovery is not guaranteed, especially in the absence of the decryption key, Stellar’s expertise offers a potential path for retrieving valuable data encrypted by ransomware.

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How Press Ransomware infects computers

Press Ransomware typically infects computers through phishing emails containing malicious attachments or links, drive-by downloading when a user visits an infected website, or through the exploitation of vulnerable web servers. Once executed on the system, the ransomware will encrypt files using strong encryption algorithms.

  1. Download Press Ransomware Removal Tool
  2. Get decryption tool for .press, .dwarf or .spfre files
  3. Recover encrypted files with Stellar Data Recovery Professional
  4. Restore encrypted files with Windows Previous Versions
  5. Restore files with Shadow Explorer
  6. How to protect from threats like Press Ransomware

Download Removal Tool

Download Removal Tool

To remove Press Ransomware completely, we recommend you to use SpyHunter 5 from EnigmaSoft Limited. It detects and removes all files, folders, and registry keys of Press Ransomware. The trial version of SpyHunter 5 offers virus scan and 1-time removal for FREE.

Alternative Removal Tool

Download Norton Antivirus

To remove Press Ransomware completely, we recommend you to use Norton Antivirus from Symantec. It detects and removes all files, folders, and registry keys of Press Ransomware and prevents future infections by similar viruses.

Press Ransomware files:


RECOVERY NFO.txt
All your important files are encrypted!.txt
{randomname}.exe

Press Ransomware registry keys:

no information

How to decrypt and restore .press, .dwarf or .spfre files

Use automated decryptors

Download Kaspersky RakhniDecryptor

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Use the following tool from Kaspersky called Rakhni Decryptor, that can decrypt .press, .dwarf or .spfre files. Download it here:

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There is no purpose to pay the ransom because there is no guarantee you will receive the key, but you will put your bank credentials at risk.

Dr.Web Rescue Pack

Famous antivirus vendor Dr. Web provides free decryption service for the owners of its products: Dr.Web Security Space or Dr.Web Enterprise Security Suite. Other users can ask for help in the decryption of .press, .dwarf or .spfre files by uploading samples to Dr. Web Ransomware Decryption Service. Analyzing files will be performed free of charge and if files are decryptable, all you need to do is purchase a 2-year license of Dr.Web Security Space worth $120 or less. Otherwise, you don’t have to pay.

If you are infected with Press Ransomware and removed from your computer, you can try to decrypt your files. Antivirus vendors and individuals create free decryptors for some crypto-lockers. To attempt to decrypt them manually, you can do the following:

Use Stellar Data Recovery Professional to restore .press, .dwarf or .spfre files

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  1. Download Stellar Data Recovery Professional.
  2. Click Recover Data button.
  3. Select the type of files you want to restore and click Next button.
  4. Choose the location where you would like to restore files from and click Scan button.
  5. Preview found files, choose ones you will restore and click Recover.
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Using Windows Previous Versions option:

  1. Right-click on infected file and choose Properties.
  2. Select Previous Versions tab.
  3. Choose a particular version of the file and click Copy.
  4. To restore the selected file and replace the existing one, click on the Restore button.
  5. In case there are no items in the list, choose an alternative method.

Using Shadow Explorer:

  1. Download Shadow Explorer program.
  2. Run it, and you will see a screen listing of all the drives and the dates that shadow copy was created.
  3. Select the drive and date that you want to restore from.
  4. Right-click on a folder name and select Export.
  5. In case there are no other dates in the list, choose an alternative method.

If you are using Dropbox:

  1. Login to the Dropbox website and go to the folder that contains encrypted files.
  2. Right-click on the encrypted file and select Previous Versions.
  3. Select the version of the file you wish to restore and click on the Restore button.

How to protect computer from viruses, like Press Ransomware, in future

1. Get special anti-ransomware software

Use ZoneAlarm Anti-Ransomware

Famous antivirus brand ZoneAlarm by Check Point released a comprehensive tool, that will help you with active anti-ransomware protection, as an additional shield to your current protection. The tool provides Zero-Day protection against ransomware and allows you to recover files. ZoneAlarm Anti-Ransomware is compatible with all other antiviruses, firewalls, and security software except ZoneAlarm Extreme (already shipped with ZoneAlarm Anti-Ransomware) or Check Point Endpoint products. The killer features of this application are: automatic file recovery, overwrite protection that instantly and automatically recovers any encrypted files, file protection that detects and blocks even unknown encryptors.

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2. Back up your files

idrive backup

As an additional way to save your files, we recommend online backup. Local storage, such as hard drives, SSDs, flash drives, or remote network storage can be instantly infected by the virus once plugged in or connected to. Press Ransomware uses some techniques to exploit this. One of the best services and programs for easy automatic online backup is iDrive. It has the most profitable terms and a simple interface. You can read more about iDrive cloud backup and storage here.

3. Do not open spam e-mails and protect your mailbox

mailwasher pro

Malicious attachments to spam or phishing e-mails are the most popular method of ransomware distribution. Using spam filters and creating anti-spam rules is good practice. One of the world leaders in anti-spam protection is MailWasher Pro. It works with various desktop applications and provides a very high level of anti-spam protection.

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