UpdateHost ransomware is a latest ransomware which belongs to Crypto-malware family. This nasty file encrypting threat come in the attention of malware researchers on 6 February 2017. According to researchers, it is one of those ransomware which is created under Hidden tear project. File encrypting threat which is developed under the Hidden tear project became bane for such user who don’t have habit to create backup. To encrypt data of its targeted computer, it use one of the most sophisticated encryption algorithm which is known as asymmetric AES cipher. So if you are among those unfortunate user’s whose file get encrypted by this threat then you can’t access your file without the help of private key. Hackers behind this ransomware also remove the private key and delete the shadow volume copies, so that the victim can’t decrypt their files.