Know How To Restore Files from .tx_locked File Virus
.tx_locked File Virus is recently detected by the malware security expert. It is the newest file encryption virus that belongs to the Ransomware family. It is a data locking virus which is also known as crypto malware. It was discovered and distributed by the team of cyber hacker with the sole motive to extort huge ransom for decryption. Is your existing files are encrypted by this nasty infection? Are you unable to access even single file? Is this virus demands ransom money? Are you unable to pay ransom money? If you want to restore files without paying money and prevent the system files from further encryption. If yes, then you need to remove .tx_locked File Virus completely from PC. In order to know more details , removal instruction and recover process follow this guide till the end.
What is .tx_locked File Virus?
.tx_locked File Virus is a highly vicious and harmful infection that is mainly designed to encrypt data and demand payment for the decryption. It is a very notorious virus that can easily alter your Windows PC security and get inside into your System. It sneakily enter your System and starts to do lots of malicious activities. Once inside into your System it will start to scan entire hard disk to encrypt all the files on your System. Like as other Ransomware it uses the strong and sophisticated encryption algorithm AES and RSA to encrypt all the personal and System files like as word, documents, text, images, xml, java script and so on. During the encryption process all of the affected files are appended with the “.tx_locked” extension so that nobody can open them. After that it will leave a ransom note “readme.txt” on your System screen that contains a threatening message.
The ransom note “readme.txt” informs victim that their network has been infected by .tx_locked File Virus which has encrypted their fies. The only way to restore data and recover files is to purchase the unique decryption tool. In order to know how To get decryption tool victim have to established contact with the cyber-criminal via email. Users must attach the ransom note to their email or copy paste the information from it into the letters. Payment must be pay in the form of bitcoins within 48 hours. They also offer upto three encrypted files for free tested. Attached file should not contain any valuable data or file and does not exceed from 1 MB. At the end of the ransom note it warned, if victim will attempt to restore files by using third party recovery Software then their data will delete permanently.
Text presented in .tx_locked File Virus ransomware’s text file (“readme.txt”):
Attention! Your network has been locked by .tx_locked File Virus
Your computers and server are encrypted
For this server all encrypted files have extension: .tx_locked
Follow our instructions below and you will recover all your data
You can’t open or work with files while it encrypted – we use strongest encryption algorithms
All backups are deleted or formatted, do not worry, we can help you restore your files
The only way to return your files back – contact us and receive decryption program.
Do not worry about guarantees – you can decrypt any 3 files FOR FREE as guarantee
Contact us: tx_locked @protonmail.com or tx_locked [email protected]
And attach in first letter this file or just send all info below (copy all info!):
personal id: –
Should Victim pay Ransom money:
Victim should not trust on Cyber cirminal and don’t try to pay ransom money to the hacker because there is no any proof that cyber criminals will send decryption tools even if victims pay ransom money on the given time period. Most of the cases where victims who trusted Ransom note then they got scammed. Cyber criminal also close all the communication way after received payment. There are highly chance victim can lose their encrypted files permanently and money as well.
How To Restore Files from .tx_locked File Virus:
If your system is really encrypted by .tx_locked File Virus and the paying money is too risky. The only way to recover their files from a backup, Volume shadow copy and third party recovery Software. Victim has to remove .tx_locked File Virus firstly and completely from the System before the start processing restore data.
How did .tx_locked File Virus distributed into my computer?
How To Protect your System from .tx_locked File Virus
Do not attach spam email which comes through unknown sources and irrelevant address. Most of the email looks like as genuine and useful and comes from official site. Please check the address if seems suspicious. Check the grammatical error or spelling mistakes of the content body before opening them. Users also avoiding the installation of freeware program from third party site. Read the installation guide carefully till the end. Select custom or advance options as well as other similar setting. In order to keep the System safe and secure please scan the system with reputable antimalware tool.
Name: .tx_locked File Virus
File Extension: “.tx_locked”
Type: Ransomware, Cryptovirus
Short Description: .tx_locked File Virus is a file encrypting virus that belonging to the Dharma Ransomware family. It is specific designed to encrypt data of the target System and demands ransom money for the decryption.
Symptoms: .tx_locked File Virus will encrypt your files by appending the “.tx_locked” extension to them.
Ransom Demanding Note: “readme.txt”
Distribution Method: .tx_locked File Virus distributed into the system through spam email campaigns, untrustworthy software download, software ‘cracking’ tools and fake software updates.
Removal Process: To eliminate this nasty virus we are highly recommended use automatic removal tool.Read More