Delete RoshaLock Ransomware with Simple Steps
RoshaLock Ransomware is a newly detected data-encrypting malware which already has two of its variants active over Internet. The initial version has been update with RoshaLock 2.0 ransomware attack. This is a unique ransomware in working procedure and strategy because it doesn’t encrypts files separately. Rather, it brings all the targeted files in one single archive and encrypts them with a password. In the lab research test, it was found that it can encrypt about 2634 different file types. The related archives where are all the encrypted files are saved is named as All_Your_Documents.rar and they are stored in a specific folder [Drive letter]:\All_Your_Documents\All_Your_Documents.rar. Likewise, it drops a ransom note which is named as All Your Files in Archive! .txt. This ransom note contains the details about the ransomare and actually tries to convince the victim to pay money in exchange of the necessary description key. Interestingly, the ransom note are available in five different languages such as English, German, French, Spanish and Italian and this confirms that this malware is active over world-wide geographical location.
How Does RoshaLock Ransomware Works?
The purpose of RoshaLock Ransomware is to make money for its developer. So, it asks the victims to download WinRAR and TOR browser. This website accepts the payment in Bitcoin method so that the real identity of party receiving the money is anonymous. They ask the victim to pay certain Bitcon and threats to pay the money in particular time-frame otherwise the amount will rise up by 0.5 BTC each day. You should always remember that there is confusion whether the cyber-criminal really provides the decryption key or not after the money is paid. So, it advised to avoid paying ransom and you should never listen to them. Rather, you should look for alternate tactics such as using Backup or Virtual Cached Copies files. If this is not available then you could also try data recovery tool to recover the encrypted files. At the same time, scan the work-statin with a powerful anti-malware tool so that all the associated file and payloads of RoshaLock Ransomware gets removed and it could not encrypt any additional files further.
How RoshaLock Ransomware Does Circulate?
Interestingly, RoshaLock Ransomware circulates through fake “excel file repair program” which are promoted for free. Additionally, it also gets intruded through deceptive spam email campaigns. So, you need to be careful while using internet. Use a proper firewalls and security settings so that such malware could be easily blocked.Read More