I got the “Oops! Your Files Has Been Encrypted” virus on my computer, and I paid 3 bitcoins (US$1800) but did not get a decryption key. Just radio silence from the hackers. I also hacked by this virus, and my all data lost. I don’t know how did I got this fake virus? But now I can’t get my money back and all of my files still keep encrypted. I don’t know what do I do now? How do I remove the virus and restore my files back?
“Oops! Your Files Has Been Encrypted” Malware Virus Description
“Oops! Your Files Has Been Encrypted” Malware Virus has spread to more than 100 countries and regions, including hospitals, education institutions, government agencies, they are under attack. The malware with the way of worm virus spread, which is the important reason for the large-scale outbreak of the attack. By the end of the May 15. 2017, there are nearly 40000 dollars in ransom is paid, with the user scale and the global poisoning, it is a small proportion of a payment. According to the collection of relevant information, we preliminary judgment the virus already exists in the Internet before the eruption, and the virus still in the variant. In the monitoring to the sample, we found that the suspected hackers development path, the name of some samples have been turned into the “WannaSister. Exe”, it becomes “WannaSister” from “WannaCry”.
Once it finishes the encryption, PC user will receive a pop-up warning telling that the personal files are all encrypted. The encryption use a specific and unique key and this key can be saved on the server which hackers host. So, it is not easy to decrypt the files for computer user himself. In order to decrypt the files, computer user is asked to pay a fine from $300 to over $2000, and the payment must be done in Bitcoins. Also, this virus infection will create a “.txt” “.exe” and “.gif” file in the computer and tell the victim how to process the payment. However, some people who have already done the payment, their files are still encrypted. So, we suggest the victims not to pay the so-call fine under no circumstance. If won’t decrypt the files for the victims, it just focus the victims to pay more.
The Screenshot Of This Malware Virus
“Oops! Your Files Has Been Encrypted” Malware Virus can damage the computer system as well. It can mess up the windows registry and can add its key to it, so that it can start its work since the computer is booted up. Except encrypting the files, this virus can make chaos to the system. Many system related files can be modified arbitrary. With this situation, computer can crash frequently and many specific programs cannot be launched. It may take much time to turn on the infected computer or run programs. This Virus is able to access the privacy of the PC user during the encryption scan. Once it collects the financial details and sensitive information from the infected computer, it will send the personal contents to the hackers who create this virus. With this information people will suffer from more losses. Cyber criminals can use the fiscal details for illicit activity like fraud, but they won’t take the responsibility for the fraud as what they use for the crime is the information from the victims whose computer get infected by this virus.
Warm prompt: To safe your computer and data, we kindly suggest you remove the virus as soon as possible. If you have any problems, welcome to click on the Live Chat button and tell us your question. We will provide you with 24 hours online service. But please note that our computer technology team provides real-time online service to remove the virus, but we do not provide services to decrypt files.
How did I get the “Oops! Your Files Has Been Encrypted” Malware Virus?
Can I get my encrypted files back? How to restore them?
As you know that our computer technology team provides real-time online service to remove the virus, but we do not provide services to decrypt files. We also can give you two methods to restore your encrypted files, if they won’t work; there is no good idea to get your files back. Anyway, you can try to do the following t methods first:
Open Windows Explorer and locate the file or folder for which you want to restore a previous version. Right-click on a file or folder, select Properties and hit the tab named Previous Versions. Within the versions area, you will see the list of backed up copies of the file / folder, with the respective time and date indication. Select the latest entry and click Copy if you wish to restore the object to a new location that you can specify. If you click the Restore button, the item will be restored to its original location.
Download and install the Shadow Explorer application. After you run it, select the drive name and the date that the file versions were created. Right-click on the folder or file, select the Export option. Then simply specify the location to which the data should be restored.
Manual Guides to Remove This Malware Virus
Maybe you still can’t get your encrypted files back with the above methods, but it is necessary to remove the virus in your system to avoid more files encrypted.
Step 1: Press the Ctrl+Alt+Delete keys at the same time, and then click Star Task Manager. One-click “Processes” tab on top, then find relevant process and click “end process”.
Step 2: Double-click “my computer”, then click “Organize button”. Click folder and search options. Click “View” button. And choose Show hidden files, folders and drives .then click “OK”.
Step 3: Click “Start” button, then click “Control Panel”. Click “Uninstall a program” (on the Programs section), select the suspicious program and uninstall it.
Step 4: Open Registry by Typing in the Run box and Hit Enter Key.
“Oops! Your Files Has Been Encrypted” Malware Virus is a dangerous virus which designed by hackers. It can infect computers with all versions of Windows systems. Once it infiltrate into the computer, it can do a full scan on the computer hard disk, after that, it can encrypt all the files in the hard drive. Then PC user can get a warning about the files have been encrypted, and be asked to pay to decrypt the files. If the payment cannot be made in time, the files can be destroyed and user will never get them back. However, even the payment is made within 48 hours, the files are still encrypted. So, computer user does not need to pay for the fine as it is totally a scam. Moreover, the personal information can be leaked out if this virus has collected them from the infected computer. So, the best way to avoid further damages and losses is to remove this virus as soon as you detect this virus in your computer.
Suggestion: To follow removal guide that mentioned above, a quite level of computer knowledge is needed. Still can’t get out of “Oops! Your Files Has Been Encrypted” Malware Virus? Contact online experts for help now!
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on May 16, 2017 1:27 pm