Every week a new ransomware virus is detected with new encryption methods. Someone hit the system, and some fails to do. In recent scan the security experts have found a new ransomware name as Flotera Ransomware. The experts found that this ransomware is based on AESxWin, which is a Encryption Tool. This tool was first published on “Github.com”, a programmed name Eslam Hamouda ( EslaMx7 ) is behind this encryption tool. However was developed as personal tool to encrypt the files and make it secure for making backup online. However the author of Flotera Ransomware have take the benefits of this encryption tool for encrypting victim’s files.
Once the files is encrypted with AESxWin, it will became very hard to decrypt them, until user don’t pay for the decryption key. This Flotera Ransomware is mainly aimed to make victims of Europe users. This was first attempt by the ransomware author, but few days later the attack have been spreaded all over internet encrypting numbers of Windows user all over the world.
Every ransomware virus need to spread it’s code, how. Which methods is used by the ransomware author to spread it’s code to the system. Number of ransomware author use the same technique to spread the virus. Here the Flotera Ransomware author send a mails which is related to Social Media account to the victim’s mail ID. This mail is generally in form of Doc ( Macro Enabled), which on clicking get complied to the system. As you know the ransomware is based of AESxWin encrypting method. Which is why the system will quickly get encrypted by the ransomware virus.
When the victim’s will click on the Macro-enabled doc files this encryption tool name AESxWin get activate and encrypt the victim’s files. It will then show a small dialog box windows which have two different option. One option will say “Launch On System Boot”, and other option indicate “Stop”. The user who have clicked on the “Stop” option is able to prevent the attack on Flotera Ransomware on their system. Otherwise the ransomware will attack the system and encrypt almost all the files. As the report say the Flotera Ransomware is quite similar with other ransomware virus which share it’s codes to Vortex Ransomware and Polski Ransomware. As every ransomware is combined with ransom note. So this threat will also show a ransom note when user try to click on the encrypted files which is as :
This ransomware will drop a text files to the desktop name “!!!-ODZYSKAJ-DANE-!!!.TXT”. This files load on the system screen as default text editor. This Flotera Ransomware is used to target software ( containers based) like SQL Server, Adobe Reader, MS Office, Libre Office, MySQL. When this will get encrypted a ransom note with mailing address like email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org will be displayed asked to pay money upto 249 USD to get unlock key. The money goes ups and down according the mood of hackers. However if you surrender against the Flotera Ransomware and try to pay the money then you are going to put your self in big trouble. On numbers of cases the hacker have not given any key, instead they have demanded more money from the victim’s.
This is why you mus not do such kind of silly mistake. However the removal of Flotera Ransomware will be little hard. Because it encrypt system files, in fact many of the function will not work. Well if you try the Free Scanner Tool on your system then it might be helpful for your. You can also apply these step to remove the Flotera Ransomware from your system.
Remove Flotera Ransomware From Control Panel
- Click on start button
- Go to the Control Panel
- Select Add/Remove programs
- Locate Flotera Ransomware from installed program
- Uninstall them.
Remove Flotera 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 Flotera 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.