PedCont Ransomware – How to Remove and Restore Your Files

This article as been created in order to help explain what is the PedCont ransomware virus and how to remove this malware from your computer plus how to restore files, encrypted by it.

The PedCont ransowmare is a virus which claims to encrypt the files on your computer, making them no longer usable after which the malware starts to encrypt the files on your computer. In addition to this, the ransomware also leaves behind a ransom note file, whose primary purpose is to get victims to pay a hefty ransom in order to get the encrypted files to work once again. If your computer has been infected by the PedCont ransomware virus, keep reading this article. It will show you how you can remove this ransomware infection from your computer and how you can restore the files, encrypted by it on your computer.

Threat Summary

NamePedCont Ransomware
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionAims to encrypt the files on your computer, while dropping a ransom note which asks you to pay a hefty ransom to get the files recovered back to normal.
SymptomsFiles may no longer be able to be opened and a ransom note appears on the user’s computer, shortly after the screen of the victim goes black.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments, Executable files
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User ExperienceJoin Our Forum to Discuss PedCont 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.

Pedcont Ransomware – Distribution

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