On May 18th, 2017, cyber security investigators reported a new threats named as DeadSec-Crypto Ransomware that is widely spread over network. According to a reports, till dated DeadSec-Crypto already targeted over thousands PCs across globe. The very harmful ransom-virus is capable to affect all Windows computer system including the Windows 8/8.1 and Windows 10. On initial inspections it found that the very hazardous ransomware is primarily targeting Portuguese-speaking computer user but analyst too suggested computer user to be more conscious while browsing. DeadSec-Crypto Ransomware as said extensively spread over Internet and mainly comes into your computer system through spam emails carrying a malicious documents that represents itself as pending bills, photos of social media and CVs. In addition, making use of infected removable media to share data, clicks to suspicious popping ads while browsing and nevertheless installing freeware without scanning for threats result in DeadSec-Crypto ransom-virus invasion.
As soon as DeadSec-Crypto Ransomware comes inside your PC, it installed itself to a temporary folder under AppData directory. Once after executed successfully it simply run in the system background and scan the infected computer machine in search for data containers liable for encryption. Security experts found this ransomware running as ‘WindowsApplication1.exe,’ named program that is also the default name for apps created on the Microsoft Visual Studio. Reasearch also suggest that DeadSec-Crypto Ransomware aren’t too dangerous as WannaCry Ransomware but able to cause lots of issues onto compromised system. Security analyst classified this as low-tier encryption Trojan which powered by the custom AES and RSA ciphers.
Going deep analysis experts found that, DeadSec-Crypto Ransomware follows the same old tactics thar are seen in well-documented threats like Cerber Ransomware and Dharma Ransomware detected some very days earlier. Just like other malicious program of same family DeadSec-Crypto has too sole mission is to extort money from computer user via taking their files hostage. It is capable to affect all computer files including images, databases, text video, presentations, spreadsheets, audio and PDFs. Affected computer files can be easily identified as it appends ‘.locked.’ extension to the encrypted data. Following successful encryption process, DeadSec-Crypto Ransomware shows a ransom-note onto the victims PC which is is Portuguese language. The translated version is here:-
DeadSec-Crypto Ransomware ask victims to make payment of 0.05 Bitcoin, that can be bought for 91 USD/306 BRL/82 EUR in order to regain access to data. Also, victims are advised to contact threat authors via thecrackerOday@gmail.com, to follow the payment procedure. Data are important anyway but we still suggest you not to make payment to cyber criminals as they just left you with empty handed. Inspite we strongly recommended you to try Free Scanner that’s the complete and very easy to use solution in order to get rid of DeadSec-Crypto Ransomware.
Manual Step to Remove DeadSec-Crypto Ransomware From PC
Step I: Remove DeadSec-Crypto Ransomware From Task Manager
- Press Ctrl + Shift + Esc keys
- Under Windows Task Manager >> Click on Processes Tab.
- Search for the suspicious process running
- Click on End Process.
Step II: Remove DeadSec-Crypto Ransomware From Control Panel
- Click on start button >> Go to the Control Panel
- Select Add/Remove programs
- Locate DeadSec-Crypto Ransomware from installed program
- Uninstall them.
Step III: Remove Malicious Entries Of DeadSec-Crypto Ransomware From Windows Registry
- Click on Windows + R key together, to open your Run Box.
- Type “regedit” to open Windows registry
- Search for entries related with DeadSec-Crypto ransom-virus.
- Click on Disable option, to remove related entries.
Step IV: Show Hidden Files
- Click on “Organize” on Windows Explorer
- Select “Folder and Search Options”
- Select the “View” option
- Go under the “Hidden files and folders”
- Select “Show hidden files and folders” option
From windows 10/8
- Open the “View” tab on Windows 10/8
- Check on the option “hidden elements”
- Now Click “Apply” >> Click “OK”
Hope you have successfully deleted DeadSec-Crypto ransom-virus from Windows computer but still if situation continues then you are advised to make use of Free Scanner to eliminate DeadSec-Crypto Ransomware from PC immediately.