Introduction To [email protected] Ransomware
[email protected] Ransomware is new variant of BlackHeart Ransomware also called as BlackRouter Ransomware that recently got detected on 9th February, 2019. This is a typical file encrypting Trojan ransomware whose prime motive is to encrypts all the important files of the users that are stored on the compromised machines using some powerful encrypting algorithms like AES cipher. It can infects many Windows based Operating System such as XP, Vista, 8.1, 7, 10, 8 etc as well as several Web Browsers such as Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Opera, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer etc. It appends the file extension name by adding .hmr as a suffix of each encrypted files that are stored on the deceived system.
Properties Of [email protected] Ransomware
[email protected] Ransomware is a generic file locking ransomware which can easily get encroached into the compromised machines using different spreading ways such as fake invoices, untrustworthy downloading sources, downloading torrents websites, software bundling method, fake software updater, email spam campaigns, hacked executable files, pornographic or adult sites, clicking suspicious pop-up ads, peer to peer file sharing network, untrustworthy third party software down-loader, free file hosting websites, online gaming server, reading junked e-mail attachments, corrupted external drives etc. After encrypting all the files it drops a ransom note on the system screen of the user in READ ME.txt format. It demands for a ransom money which has to be paid through crypto-currency like Bitcoin. The aim of designing such ransomware is to extort large amount of ransom money from the victim.
Negative Effects Of [email protected] Ransomware
[email protected] Ransomware is a crypto-virus that encrypts the essential files of the victims and then compels the user to buy its decryption tool in order to get re-accessing to its own files. It may deactivates all the security suits like firewall applications and anti-virus programs of the contaminated computer system. It degrades the entire system performances and is overall speed.
Why To Delete [email protected] Ransomware
It is really very important to delete such [email protected] Ransomware from the affected machine using either of the removal techniques such as manual or automatic methods.