.Tron Virus (AutoTRON Ransomware) Removal Instructions

The AutoTRON virus is a newly discovered threat that uses the built-in ransomware engine to rename target sensitive files with the .tron extension. Our in-depth removal guide shows how victims can recover the data and remove the threat from their computers.

Threat Summary

TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionThe ransomware encrypts sensitive information on your computer system with the .tron extension 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 AutoTRON

Malware Removal Tool

User ExperienceJoin Our Forum to Discuss AutoTRON.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.

AutoTRON Virus – Distribution Ways

The AutoTRON virus is being distributed against users worldwide. At the moment thers is no information about the criminal or group behind the attacks. It is speculated that beginner users are behind the attack as it is a customized strain of another recent virus.

The number of captured strains is very low which is a clear indicator that the attacks are very small in volume or that the campaign has no started. This leads us to believe that the operators will likely use the most popular tactics. A main virus delivery metod is the use of spam email messages. They use social engineering tricks in order to coerce the targets into interacting with the dangerous element. The malware files can be either attached directly to the messages or hyperlinked in the body (Read more...)

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from How to, Technology and PC Security Forum authored by Martin Beltov. Read the original post at: https://sensorstechforum.com/tron-virus-removal-instructions/