Monument Ransomware also detected as DarkLocker Ransomware. For recent few month the attack of ransomware has increased mainly targeting the small computer user. To encrypt the files this ransomware use standard algorithm. This standard algorithm supports both AES-256 and RSA-2048 encryption. It has two versions, one which come with support file encryption and second is for lock screen. The Monument Ransomware blocks affected computer screen and administration of encrypted files. As for the details of this ransomware it is built on “Jigsaw Ransomware” theme.
Also the detail indicate the virus land on a computer via unsolicited e-mails and a RAT Trojan name “Imminent Monitor RAT” that allows third parties to install the software and give treatment to the infected computer. Use modified versions of open source encryption AES encrypt for the encryption of entire contents/files of the data container. Container data including videos, images, documents relating to work audio e-books and databases. Hackers trying to persuade to delay and prevent the transfer payments can lead to unpleasant consequences.
As you know the ransomware virus is distinguish in two part, one for encryption of files and other for locking the screen. The decryption key of Monument Ransomware is saved on the hacker servers, for which user have to pay heavy amount. It’s also not be sure either the money will give the user decryption key or not. However the hacker will set the virus like that the user may get believe only option left for them is paying money.
Some message as ransom note denoting that Within 24 hours pay 0.15 bitcoin to get the decryption key. They also inform that after 24 hours the money will rise and even few encrypted data will be deleted from your system. The Monument Ransomware will add a files which saved on the encrypted folder which is also known as ransom note. This ransom have full detail about what happen to the files :
YOUR COMPUTER HAS BEEN HACKED
YOU MUST PRY .25 BITCOINS WITHIN 24 HOURS OR _35 AFTER 24 HOURS TO GET YOUR FLES BACK
AFTER 48 HOUR YOUR COMPUTER WILL BE DESTROYED IF YOU HAVE NOT PAID
YOUR BITCOIN PAYMENT ADDRESS ADDRESS IS:
IF YOU DO NOT HAVE BITCOINS BUY THEM AT WWW.LOCAL BITCOINS.COM
OR FIND A BITCOIN ATM NEAR YOU AT WWWW.COINATMRADAR.COM
View Encrypted Files
Send $200 USD (.15 BTC)within 24 hrs this Address:
Click here to verify your payment and unlock your files!’
Another part of Monument Ransomware is a screen locker which is also detected as DarkLocker ransomware. In addition to displaying messages as lockscreen, the ransomware encrypts files on the infected computers. Ransomware is designed to operate independently of the server “C&C” and deprive users to access the desktop. The lockscreen will indicate few information on your system as like :
According to this Ransomware infection, itself reveal the transaction and automatically unlock files, but the victim can touch release button to speed up the process. This malware lock screen has been notified organization committed desktop screen replaces NSFW (not safe for work) images on the screen. However, experts prompts to carry out any payment required because the instructions are in fact nothing more than a scam designed computerized strong spammers to generate more and more illegal profits innocent PC users. Instead, they say the focus should be only on the permanent removal of Monument Ransomware from your system.
Remove Monument Ransomware From Control Panel
- Click on start button
- Go to the Control Panel
- Select Add/Remove programs
- Locate Monument Ransomware from installed program
- Uninstall them.
Remove Monument Ransomware From Task Manager
- Press Ctrl + Shift + Esc keys to open Windows Task Manager
- Under Windows Task Manager
- Click on Processes Tab.
- Search for the suspicious process that running
- Click on End Process.
Get Rid Of Malicious Entries Of Monument Ransomware From Windows Registry
- First of all you have to click on Windows + R key together, to open your Run Box.
- Now, you have to type “regedit” to open Windows registry and then search for entries related with
- Finally click on Disable option, to remove related entries.