FINGERPRINT Ransomware – How to Remove It and Recover Files

This article aims to show you more information on what is FINGERPRINT ransomware virus and how to remove this ransomware infection from your computer plus how you can try and recover files, encrypted by FINGERPRINT ransomware.

The FINGERPRINT ransomware is the type of malware which is from the file encryption kind. It aims to render your files obsolete and no longer able to be used until you send 0.01 BTC to the BitCoin address of the cyber-criminals. What is interesting is tht this virus uses Command Prompt in order to display it’s ransom note file that asks victims to contact the crooks on [email protected]. If you are one of the victims of the FINGERPRINT ransomware virus, we advise that you keep reading this article to learn more about this malware plus methods on how to effectively remove it from your computer.

Threat Summary

NameFINGERPRINT Ransomware
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionFINGERPRINT ransomware encrypts the files on the victims computers and then leaves behind a ransom note in Windows Command Prompt.
SymptomsThe ransomware may start to perform series of unwanted activties which lead to the files encrypted with random file extensions and names and the virus displays a ransom note, called “YOUR FILES ARE ENCRYPTED YOUR FINGERPRINT:”
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments, Executable files
Detection Tool See If Your System Has Been Affected by FINGERPRINT Ransomware

Malware Removal Tool

User ExperienceJoin Our Forum to Discuss FINGERPRINT Ransomware.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.

FINGERPRINT Ransomware – How Does It Infect

The infection process (Read more...)

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