This article provides information about a ransomware dubbed EVIL LOKCER. At the end of it, you will find a step-by-step guide that helps with the removal of this threat as well as alternative data recovery approaches.
As found by security researchers EVIL LOKCER is a ransomware that aims to encrypt important files stored on the infected host and then blackmail victims into paying a ransom fee. For the purpose, it modifies essential system settings that contribute to the successful attack. At the end of the infection process, all files corrupted by EVIL LOKCER ransomware have the extension .[[email protected]].EVIL and you are no longer able to access the information they store.
|Short Description||EVIL LOKCER encrypts important files stored on the infected host and then demands a ransom for a decryption solution.|
|Symptoms||Valuable data becomes unopenable and is marked with the extensionс .[[email protected]].EVIL. A ransom is demanded for decryption solution.|
|Distribution Method||Spam Emails, Email Attachments|
|Detection Tool||See If Your System Has Been Affected by EVIL LOKCER|
EVIL LOKCER Ransomware – Distribution
One way for the ransomware to land on the computer is via a compromised web page. A visit to such web page can download the infection through your browser and execute its code directly on the system. The URLs of such pages can be distributed via various advertising campaigns, posted on social (Read more...)
*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from How to, Technology and PC Security Forum authored by Gergana Ivanova. Read the original post at: https://sensorstechforum.com/evil-locker-ransomware-remove-restore/