The article will help you to remove BitPaymer virus (with .LOCK extension) permanently. Follow the ransomware removal instructions given at the end of this article.
BitPaymer is the name of a cryptovirus. The ransomware is coded to put the extension .LOCK to all files after the encryption process is finished along with a text document containing the ransom note instructions for recovering your encrypted files. The BitPaymer virus demands for you to transfer a payment as a ransom to a Bitcoin address or write to them directly on either of the two email addresses appointed inside the ransom note file. Keep on reading below to see how you could try to potentially restore some of your files.
BitPaymer Virus – Infection Spread
BitPaymer ransomware could spread its infection via various methods. A payload dropper which initiates the malicious script for this ransomware is being spread around the World Wide Web, and researchers have gotten their hands on a malware sample. If that file lands on your computer system and you somehow execute it – your computer (Read more...)
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