.8lock8 file extension is detected as a risky and dangerous ransowmare program that very badly cause harm on to your PC. It is created by the cyber crook having the main motto to damage and infect the victim PC by encrypting all their stored files and folders. Once the files get encrypted is thus prevent you from to further gain access on to those encrypted files. To access on to your encrypted files it ask you for the payment of a certain amount of ransom fine that is to be paid by you in order to get the decryption key. By the use of the decryption key you can decrypt all your encrypted files and thus easily gain access on to it. Further, it is also capable to encrypt the extension files too such as .doc, .pdf, .jpeg, .xls, .docx, .ppt and such more. On the other hand it also deactivate the installed security program from your infected PC. Apart from all these it also uses various trick in manner to infect and cause harm on to your PC and thus put it at a high risk. It is therefore very necessary to remove .8lock8 file extension as soon as possible for your computer to operate on to it normally.
Though, .8lock8 file extension easily invade within the system through the download of freeware program, peer to peer files transfer, use of the infected removable media drive, opening of the Spam/junk email attached files and such more. Aside this it also degrades the performance of your PC and consumed huge amount of the system resources too. It also collect all your personal details in manner to forward it to the remote server for the operations of elicit tasks through it. So to overcome from this problem you should remove .8lock8 file extension completely from your infected PC.