Vault Ransomware is identified as a file encrypting virus that mainly uses RSA-1024 algorithm to lock users file and urges them to visit the TOR site for the payment service. It is capable to infect all version of System executing on Windows OS means Windows 7, Server, XP, Vista, NT, ME, 8 and the most recent version Windows 10. It is mainly targeted the Russian users but it doesn't mean that it cannot affect other countries users. Based on it's sample attack, expert's revealed that it belongs to the family of CryptValue or VaultCrypt since year 2015. It marks the encrypted system files with .xort and .vault file extension and after that display a ransom note in text file or program window which is usually labeled as VAULT.hta, VAULT.txt or VAULT-README.txt.
Depth Info of Ransom Note Displayed By Vault Ransomware
Vault Ransomware displays html or txt file on users machine that serves as a ransom note. It displays a message to encourage system users to contact with malware or virus developers. In ransom message, it states that your all system files are locked and to decrypt them, it asked victim for payment in the specified time. Ransom note has been specifically designed to scare victims and make them eager into paying for hackers but it is not advisable at all because it's developers are mainly focused on getting the online money from you. So, you may lose your system files and money forever after contacting with hackers. This is why, expert's always advised victims to opt for Vault Ransomware removal instead of believing on ransom note.
Main Source of Vault Ransomware Attack
Vault Ransomware is another ransomware which payload is dropped by it's developer secretly on targeted machine and initiate the ransomware script. It's related payload or malicious code gets dropped on user system when victims starts the payload dropping activity. It has been done by enabling the macros on attached file that is send as spam email. Bear in your mind that spam email campaigns is the main source of Vault Ransomware and other malicious malware. So, you should not respond to spam message or download dubious attachment arrived to your inbox from unknown person. By opting simple action, you can prevent your PC against Vault Ransomware and other malicious malware infection.