What is Ransomware?

The ransomware business must be a lucrative one for cyber villains and that is why Ransomware and the like seem to emerge every single day. Our malware specialists at say that this vicious program is probably the new version of Yyto Ransomware. But whatever the roots, this ransomware program can encrypt your important files and demand a ransom fee in exchange for the decryption key. You may not know but such attacks usually end badly for the victims since cyber crooks almost never send the key or a tool to recover the encrypted files. It is more likely to get infected by them once again, as a matter of fact. The best way to prevent such severe devastation is to have a backup. Nowadays it is quite trendy to use cloud storage for that purpose but you can also save a backup onto a removable drive. The important thing is that you only start transferring your clean files after you remove Ransomware from your PC. Please continue reading our report to learn how you can avoid such a dangerous attack and how this ransomware works.test

Where does Ransomware come from?

Our research shows that this vicious program is spread on the net via spamming campaigns. Although you may think that you could spot a spam mail and you would never open one, your infection clearly shows that you have actually opened one and what is more, you also tried to view its attachment. Such a spam can be very deceptive and seem to be quite legitimate as well as urgent for you to open. You may also trust your spam folder enough not to doubt its operations. However, sometimes even important e-mails may land in your spam folder and possibly malicious ones in your inbox. Thus, you cannot ever fully trust your spam filter. It is actually you who is the final frontier between an unfortunate attack like this and security because it is, in fact, up to you whether you open this spam or not.

The main reason for you to open this spam is curiosity. Obviously, these cyber crooks know how to raise your curiosity by relating to matters that could be important to anyone really; what is more, you would want to check it out even if you know for sure that "This cannot be me." Such matters include unpaid invoices, wrong credit card details, and the like. The real problem is that you will want to see the attached file that is supposed to hold all the necessary information to solve this mystery. However, it is the malicious executable file most of the time. This is why it is not possible to delete Ransomware from your computer without having your files encrypted. Be more cautious around your mails and only open the ones that you are expecting to get and are from trustworthy senders. When you have any doubts, you can always send a mail to the sender and inquire about their intention.

How does Ransomware work?

It is not yet know what kind of encryption method this ransomware uses but malware hunters suggest it could be AES-ECB. This malware infection targets all your important files to strike hard in order to push you into the corner. The affected files have a "" extension, which makes them stand out and show the full extent of this malicious attack. This threat also drops a ransom note text file called  in every affected folder. This ransom note informs you that you have 72 hours to pay, or else, you will lose all your files. You need to send 3 files, each less than 2Mbytes, to "" and you are promised to get them back decrypted for free and you will also receive further instructions with regard to the payment. You are also told that you can only use one these e-mail service providers: Yahoo (, Gmail (, and Mail ( We have no information regarding the ransom fee but no matter how high or low it may be, we do not advise you to pay it since there is no way to tell whether these crooks will send you the decryption key or not. On the other hand, you would also support cybercrime by paying. We recommend that you remove Ransomware immediately.

How can I delete Ransomware?

Fortunately, this ransomware does not seem to lock your screen and block major system processes like your Task Manager, explorer.exe, and the Registry Editor; therefore, you can easily delete the related files. Please use our guide below to eliminate Ransomware manually. Hopefully, you see now how easy it is actually to infect your system with such a dangerous threat. If you do not think you can protect your PC against future attacks, we suggest that you install a professional anti-malware program, such as SpyHunter to automatically tackle issues regarding your virtual security.

Remove Ransomware from Windows

  1. Press Win+E to launch File Explorer.
  2. Check your download folders for suspicious files you have saved recently (Desktop, %Temp%, Downloads, etc.) and delete them all.
  3. Delete all "Readme.txt" files related to this attack.
  4. Empty your Recycle Bin.
  5. Restart your computer. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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