BlackRouter Virus Removal – Restore .BlackRouter and .pay2me Files

BlackRouter virus is a malware strain that has been reported by the security community. It encrypts personal data with the .BlackRouter or .pay2me extensions and blackmails the victims into paying a ransom fee. Continue reading to learn how to remove the threat from infected computers.

Threat Summary

TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionThe ransomware encrypts sensitive information on your computer system and demands a ransom to be paid to allegedly recover them.
SymptomsThe ransomware will encrypt your files with a strong encryption algorithm.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments
Detection Tool See If Your System Has Been Affected by BlackRouter

Malware Removal Tool

User ExperienceJoin Our Forum to Discuss BlackRouter.Data Recovery ToolWindows Data Recovery by Stellar Phoenix Notice! This product scans your drive sectors to recover lost files and it may not recover 100% of the encrypted files, but only few of them, depending on the situation and whether or not you have reformatted your drive.

BlackRouter Virus – Distribution Ways

Computer hackers are currently orchestrating an attack campaign carrying it as the primary payload.

One of the main strategies employed by criminals is the use of email messages. They are devised in a spam-like manner and contain social engineering schemes in order to coerce the targets into interacting with the malware element. There are two primary methods used by the hackers — they may either hyperlink the malware instances in the body contents or directly attach them to the messages. Email messages are also the main source of payloads that can lead to the BlackRouter virus infections. There are two types:

  • Documents — The hackers behind the BlackRouter virus can embed the code into different file types: documents, presentations or spreadsheets. As soon as they are opened a notification prompt is opened (Read more...)

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