Remove Ryuk Virus — Delete Active Infections and Restore Data

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The Ryuk virus is a newly discovered threat that is a descendant of the Hermes ransomware family. Its modular framework allows the criminals behind it to make custom versions against specific targets. Our in-depth article reveals how the malware operates, detailed removal and restore instructions are availble.

Threat Summary

NameRyuk virus
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionThe ransomware encrypts sensitive information on your computer system and demands a ransom to be paid to allegedly recover them.
SymptomsThe ransomware will encrypt your files with a strong encryption algorithm.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments
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Ryuk Virus – Distribution Ways

The Ryuk virus is a newly created threat that appears to be an offspring of the Hermes ransomware family. The collected samples appear to be very limited which shows that the ongoing detected attack is merely a test release. The low number of live infiltration attempts signal that the hackers cannot effectively judge which is the preferred method of delivery.

We anticipate that the main methods are going to be used for maximum impact. A preferred way is to take advantage of email phishing messages — customized SPAM messages sent in bulk that feature web elements of famous web companies or services. The usual forms are either password reset reminders, software updates or another common message type. The accompanying Ryuk virus samples can be either attached directly (Read more...)

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from How to, Technology and PC Security Forum | SensorsTechForum.com authored by Martin Beltov. Read the original post at: https://sensorstechforum.com/remove-ryuk-virus-delete-active-infections-restore-data/