GHOST ARMY Ransomware : New Variant of Crypt888 Virus
Cyber extortionists behind Crypt888 Ransomware virus have now developed a new strain of file-encoder threat identified as GHOST ARMY Ransomware. It is especially programmed to gain illegal profit just by encrypting the vital files stored on compromised machine. After that, the malware blocks the user's access to those valuable information encoded by it. Based on the research report, this ransomware proliferates as a bogus software named Hide My Ass. Once it gets inside the Windows machine, the threat uses sophisticated algorithm in order to perform the file encryption procedure. Later, it appends the file name encoded by GHOST ARMY Ransomware with '.Lock' extension.
Furthermore, it also changes desktop image of compromised system with its ransom message and instruct the victims to contact cyber criminals via 'email@example.com' email address. Based on the latest investigation report, this malware is a destructive computer virus that might damage your affected machine badly. Therefore, you should perform the removal of GHOST ARMY Ransomware from your computer as soon as possible. Like other file-encoder viruses, this threat tries to convince the infected users that there is a no possible to recover enciphered without purchasing a decryption key. In this way, hackers convince you into purchasing a decryption utility. However, it is important for you to note that restoration of enciphered files is not guaranteed even after to get the supposed decryption tool.
Do You Need To Pay Asked Ransom Money?
Malware researchers strongly recommend you to refrain paying ransom fee asked by the developers of GHOST ARMY Ransomware, because they will not provide the exact decryption key needed for file restoration. Even you make the ransom payment, cyber extortionists responsible for this vicious attack will left you with a rogue software that may even invade other notorious viruses onto your PC. Therefore, to recover important system files enciphered by this malware, you need to perform its removal first and then go for the data recovery procedure. To eliminate GHOST ARMY Ransomware effectively from your device and to obtain best file decryption steps, read the article thoroughly to get the complete information.