Remove EVIL LOKCER Ransomware and Restore .EVIL Files

Remove EVIL LOKCER Ransomware Restore .EVIL Files sensorstechforum

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.

Threat Summary

TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionEVIL LOKCER encrypts important files stored on the infected host and then demands a ransom for a decryption solution.
SymptomsValuable data becomes unopenable and is marked with the extensionс .[[email protected]].EVIL. A ransom is demanded for decryption solution.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments
Detection Tool See If Your System Has Been Affected by EVIL LOKCER

Malware Removal Tool

User ExperienceJoin Our Forum to Discuss EVIL LOKCER.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.

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...)

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