.lockymap Files Virus (PyLocky Ransomware) – Remove and Restore Data

This article is made with the goal of explaining what is the .lockymap PyLocky ransomware virus and how you can remove it from Windows plus how you can restore files, encrypted by it on your PC.

A new ransomware virus, going by the name of PyLocky ransomware has been detected to infect actively and encrypt files on the computers infected by it. The .lockymap variant of PyLocky ransomware then adds a ransom note whose main goal is to show you how you can pay a hefty ransom in order to get the cyber-criminals to recover your files. In the event that your computer has been infected by PyLocky ransomware virus, we recommend that you read this article as it will help you to remove this ransomware from your PC and restore your files.

Threat Summary

Name.lockymap Ransomware
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionFiles are encrypted and the virus leaves a ransom note extorting victims to pay ransom in order to get their files to work once again.
SymptomsThe files on your computer have the .lockymap extension added to them and cannot be opened.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments, Executable files
Detection Tool See If Your System Has Been Affected by .lockymap Ransomware

Malware Removal Tool

User ExperienceJoin Our Forum to Discuss .lockymap 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.

PyLocky .lockymap Ransomware – Distribution

In order to infect a certain computer, the .lockymap files virus may be embedded as an attachment in a spam e-mail sent to you by the cyber-criminals themselves or (Read more...)

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