What is CrypVault?
CrypVault is a serious ransomware infection. Its main targets are Russian computer users; however, it might enter your system if your place of residence is any of the European countries or the USA as well. It is very likely that you will notice the presence of CrypVault because this infection will encrypt your files straightaway and you will not be able to access them. Our security experts have found out that CrypVault encrypts user’s files and then removes almost all of its own files from the system, so you should not expect that your files will be decrypted after the removal of CrypVault.
How does CrypVault act?
CrypVault is another name of VaultCrypt ransomware. Actually, it does not matter which name it uses because it still acts the same in both cases. As has been already mentioned, you will notice if CrypVault slithers onto your computer because it will encrypt files with the following extensions: .dwg, .cdr, .cd, .mdb, .1cd, .dbf, .sqlite, .jpg, and .zip. It has been found out that .vault extension will be added to all of the encrypted files and you will see an alert if you try to open any of them. This alert will state that your files are “Stored in vault” and a link, which you have to visit if you want to decrypt files, will be provided as well. If you visit this website, you will find out how much you have to pay for the decryption. Actually, we do not recommend paying money at all because it is very likely that you will not receive the key for the decryption of your files.
How to remove CrypVault
You should fully remove CrypVault from your system. If you do that, you will not see any alerts anymore. Unfortunately, your files will stay encrypted; however, you can rather easily recover them from a backup. Our specialists have also found out that such tools as R-Studio and Photorec might help you to recover your files as well, so you should definitely try doing that. Do not forget to scan your computer with a trustworthy antimalware tool as well because your system might contain other serious computer infections as well and it is necessary to remove them all as quickly as possible. We think that it is worth scanning the system with SpyHunter because this tool can recognize different kinds of infections and remove them very quickly. In addition, it will undoubtedly protect your PC from future malware that might try to slither onto your computer.
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