Ruby Ransomware is one another encryption Trojan which is linked with HiddenTear project released by Utku Sen in the year August 2015. This project was published on the Github.com repository as an enducational ransomware which is similar to EDA2 from January 2016. Computer users must known that. HidderTear platform is favored by many other crypto-malware developers and the Ruby Ransomware is very similar to MemeLocker Ransomware and the Lockify Ransomware which is a well-documented threat. The person behind this malware chosen to distribute Ruby Ransomware as an app named “Ruby” Which simply invites the user to click on two buttons and have there data encoded. In this case, the program might be listed in the Task Manager as ‘ruby.exe’ and deliver a small window that states ‘Welcome to Ruby Ransomware’.
Moreover, the first button ‘CLICK HERE FOR PREMIUM KNOWLEDGE’ states an automated encryption process that may take a while to complete. The ransomware at hand aims to encrypt text documents, presentation, photos, databases, PDFs and spreadsheets after scanning local drive. The procedure concludes with the playback of a sound alert, and the computer user is prompted to Click the option ‘CLICK FOR IDENTIFIER’ button, which states a short message that says ‘This is your system identifier, it has been copied to your clipboard!.’ You click OK, and a new dialog box appears offering a short message, which says ‘Check desktop for rubyLeza.html and Read it carefully for instructions.’
Consequently, the malicious file rubyLeza.html can be found on the victim’s desktop and there are a few sentences inside it explaining how to purchase Bitcoins and where the ransom amount should be sent. Encrypted objects are found by the ‘.ruby’ file extension placed after the original file extension. Expert advised that Ruby Ransomware is still in the development stage of its release. Further more, the Ruby Ransomware is a fully operational malware that you should recognize as a legitimate threat to your data. To protect your important data, you should back it up to a external hard disk or cloud based storage . Security experts agree that there are no software that grant 100% protection against threats but the Ruby Ransomware cannot corrupt files that it does not have access to. So it may harm your PC more, immediately remove this ,aware soon from system.
Distribution Method Implemented By Ruby Ransomware
Most users started getting panic distressed when they realize that the system is infected with Ransomware virus. But the question is still the same, how to use the virus to infect the computer user. Ruby Ransomware is circulated to users system by an app named “Ruby” Which simply invites the user to click on two buttons and have there data encoded. The app appeared on your desktop once you access freeware program from corrupted source. The app contains two button which specifies some educational content but once you clicked on that the system get infected with Ruby Ransomware. The button linked with the embedded code, activated by macro with the Powershell in the machine window. The attacker uses a special text for permission to enable the macro to view the document.
Removal Method Of Ruby Ransomware From Windows PC
Once your PC infected with Ruby Ransomware then really its very bad news for you because it is ransomware that comes secretly and make all you files inaccessible. Apart from this, the spammers urge to pay ransom amount against the decryption key. So once confirmed about malware infection follow the manual removal steps to delete it permanently from system.
Delete Ruby Ransomware From Registry
Click on Start button → Then Clink on Run → And type “regedit” command in the Run box to open Windows Registry Editor. Then delete all suspicious registries entries which is secretly generated by infection in your Windows PC.
Uninstall Ruby Ransomware From Control Panel
Open Control Panel and click on Uninstall Program and select unwanted programs and Ruby Ransomware from the appearing then click on Uninstall button to get rid of uninvited application completely from PC.
Kill Ruby Ransomware Process From Task Managers
In order to terminate running process of Ruby Ransomware from Task Manager then all you need to press CTRL+ALT+ DEL button from keyword → Click on Task Manager → Right Click on the harmful processes → Click on End Task.