Helpful tips to decrypt Cerber 6 ransomware
Cerber 6 ransomware is sixth version of Cerber ransomware that has caused lots of destruction from March 2016 to month of November. It is capable of targeting all kind of Windows PC no matter which OS you are using. Security experts are continuously researching to get decryption key to unlock locked data by this malware. As this malware get activated successfully, it encrypts all your stored files and folder and makes it completely inaccessible. Whenever you try to access any of your data, it show ransom message on computer screen and restricts to perform various tasks both online and offline. Cerber 6 ransomware makes use of AES and RSA file encryption algorithm to encrypt all your data such as photos, videos, audio, documents and others. It also has ability to append .cerber as extension to each and every file.
According to researched details, it has affected several countries but USA, Japan, Australia, Germany, France, Spain, Italy and China are most affected by this malware. Cerber 6 ransomware includes lots of destructive capabilities. Some of common are as mentioned below:
- It is capable of making modification to country and language preferences to your PC without any authorization
- It locks your desktop screen and not allows performing any tasks
- It makes place for other malware such as Trojans, worms, rootkits, backdoor and others
- It constantly shows false warning messages and alerts on your PC screen
Additionally, Cerber 6 ransomware ask you to pay for 1.24 Bitcoin which comes around $500 to be paid in next 96 hours. If you deny paying money online, it claims to delete all your encrypted documents permanently. Cyber experts never suggest paying any money and trusting cyber criminals that it will help you restore your encrypted documents. Even, after successfully payment on extortion money, you are not going to get anything. So, it is advised to take immediate steps to remove Cerber 6 ransomware and its other related files permanently. To retrieve encrypted document that are not accessible, you can make use of available backup. In case, if you don’t have any backup available, try for third party data recovery utility.
Distribution technique opted by Cerber 6 ransomware
Similar to other ransomware infection, it spread on your computer via spam attachments of emails. The mails coming from unknown source and claiming be legitimate from bank official, IT department and delivery report of online shopping products and have very minor change in genuine emails ID are responsible for entry of such infection. Use of infected storage device, shareware or freeware downloads and visiting adult domains are root cause for entry of such infection. It is advised to be very attentive while opening some emails and better to avoid its attachment download to secure your PC from Cerber 6 ransomware and other similar threats.
Cerber 6 ransomware removal guide
The automatic process of removal is best and most effective option to eliminate this threat completely. It is safe to perform and also not requires high technical skills to run the application. If you are novice then also you can complete this task safely and with little effort. You can also try for manual guide to get rid out of this annoying trouble. But it has complex and lengthy procedure and requires high technical skills to run the application.Read More