How to Decrypt !XTPLOCK5.0 File Extension ransomware?
Has your personal files has changed its name with !XTPLOCK5.0 File Extension ransomware? This strange extension actually represents a ransomeware that changes the default file extension and the data stored in it becomes inaccessible. Cyber experts have confirmed this malware and are working very hard to create tis decryption key whoever till now they didn’t succeeded. It generally circulates via spam email attachments. It tricks users to open corrupted unsafe emails by showing attractive email head and title. Some social engineering tricks are also applied to confirm that the message looks legitimate as if it is coming from some trusted multi-national companies or Governmental organization.
Detail about !XTPLOCK5.0 File Extension ransomware
The depth analysis of !XTPLOCK5.0 File Extension ransomware revealed some interesting facts about it. Actually, this ransomware uses the same naming scheme as used by MadLocker and adopts self-destruction scheme. It quickly scans the entire hard-disk and completes the encryption process. The attacked files data probably gets deleted and a ransom note is replaced with it such as ‘cryptinfo.txt’. It uses a strong combination of AES and RSA ciphers in order to lock the targeted files. It is capable to encrypt all kinds of popular used files such as multimedia files, MS Office documents etc.
!XTPLOCK5.0 File Extension ransomware is capable to block the “User Account Control Notification” as well as guest account. When its encryption process begins, suddenly the consumption of System resources increases very rapidly and you will be facing read/write issues on your hard-drive.
How !XTPLOCK5.0 File Extension ransomware works
The purpose of !XTPLOCK5.0 File Extension ransomware is make for its master. Like any other cryptolocker ransomware, it asks user to buy decryption key in exchange of the ransom money. It will direct victim to create Bitcoin wallet on websites such as localbitcoins.com or coinbase.com. They ask to buy around 2 bitcoin which is more than $1000 in US currency in order to get the decryption key. It promises that once the ransom is paid, the locked files will become normal. However, it is strongly recommended that you should never cope with cyber-criminals and pay ransom money. After all, they are cyber-offenders and their aim is to cheat you so how can you trust on them. There has been many cases where they received the money but still doesn’t provide the necessary decryption key.
How to Remove/Decrypt !XTPLOCK5.0 File Extension ransomware
In order to access the locked files, you may try to access it from its backup. In case if it is not available then try some freeware data recovery software that is easily available Online. Meanwhile, don’t forget to remove the files and related items of !XTPLOCK5.0 File Extension ransomware because it will go on encrypting other files as long as it is not removed. So, scan your PC with a powerful anti-malware tool that has strong algorithm and programming logics to tackle such infection.Read More