Cryptohitman ransomware is the new Jigsaw virus.

Cryptohitman ransomware is the new face of Jigsaw. Unfortunately Crypto hitman will not only encrypts victims files, but also deletes them just like Jigsaw. Another similarity is that cryptohitman ransomware will delete victims files every time user restart the process or reboot computer and when the clock hits zero. The name of this virus come from the popular video games Hitman and movies. The lock screen not only substitute Jigsaw character with Hitman but also displays a pornographic images. Before we start with the description you need to consider purchasing some anti-malware software for your own good. You also need to consider scaning your pc useing any type of anti-malware software to remove the virus.

hitman ransomware

Just like Jigsaw and any other ransomware cryptohitman will encrypt users data using AES encryption and ask you to pay a ransom of 150$ USD before giving you back access to files. To pay the fee, victims will have to send money to [email protected] The differences between both is the name, background and the extension which is changed from .fun to the new .porno at the end of encrypted files. Cryptohitman ransomware will reveal a typical ransomware message letting users know of the current situation.

CryptoHitman ransomware

Jigsaw ransomware virus removal. Variety of extensions and variants.

Before you start with the description you first you need to terminate the %LocalAppData%\Suerdf\suerdf.exe
and %AppData%\Mogfh\mogfh.exe processes into Task Manager to stop the ransomware process of deleting or encrypting any more files. Also you need to scan your pc useing any type of anti-malware software to remove the virus.

Now that you have been infected you have a few options:

Many suggest that you simply pay and hope that you will get all off your data back. However in this case you risk losing money and still being stuck with crypted files. We do not recommend this way simply because you will support the work of hackers and the more money thay get the stronger they will become.

The best option for you is if you have a backup, wipe your hard drive and perform system restore.

Use any type of anti malware software to remove cryptohitman.

NOTE: In this option the virus will be removed but the files will remain locked! You have to decrypt your files.

New research discovery shows how ransomware deletes files and substitute encrypted copy of them. It is not guaranteed, but it is a possibility that you may recover your files with data recovery software. Before trying to decrypt any files you can scan your computer for posible data loss.

Go here to find out how to recover deleted files.

How to remove “cryptohitman”

Short guide:

  1. Login as administrator.
  2. Go to control panel and uninstall any suspicious software.
  3. Use any type of anti malware software to remove cryptohitman.
  4. Decrypt cryptohitman files.
  5. Delete all temporary files from disk cleanup.
  6. Restart your computer.

Note: Removing cryptohitman manually could be very risky and unpredictable!

Good news: security researcher have come up with a decryption tool. Victims can now unlock their files for free.

Step by step how to remove “cryptohitman”

Manual steps to remove ransomware or malware. How to prevent ransomware or malware.

For now, removing ransomware or malware manually will only be able for IT specialists. If you don't know one don't worry. We have a solution for you. Over here we will use Spyhunter to remove the virus. The Spyhunter anti-malware is a collection of programs that can be used to scan for malware and clean infected computers. You can also use full anti-malware program in this case which is the better option because it also offers protection.

How to remove "ransomware or malware"

NOTE: In this option the virus will be removed but the files will remain locked! You have to decrypt your files.
  1. Download Spyhunter anti-malware.
  1. 2.  After program has been downloaded, double-click to open it. User will have to install the program. Click on Spyhunter.exe to start the process.
User Account Control dialog may appear, asking you to allow the following program to make changes to this computer. Click "Yes" or "Run" to proceed with the installation. User can also choose variety of languages. Click Ok and the installation will begin with a welcome massage for Spyhunter. Click Next to continue to the next step. User will also have to accept Spyhunter license agreement by clicking on "I accept the agreement" and click Next. Spyhunter will ask user to read important information provided before continuing. Once done click on next to go to the next step. User can choose where to install the program. By default - C:Program FilesEnigma Software GroupSpyHunter. The process will continue and then Spyhunter will install. The installation process may take awhile, depending on a computer system performance. Once the installation is done, click Finish.
  1. 3. Update the software before scanning. Once program has been updated go to scan. You can choose from a free trial version or activate license. It is recommended to buy full version as the trial will not protect computer system.
  1. 4. The scan process will begin. The scan process may take awhile, depending on a computer system performance.
  1. 5. Once the scan is complete you can choose between delete or quarantine the viruses. The quarantine option is recommended and since the malware is active a reboot will be required to finish process.

Click here for guide of how to uninstall spyhunter.

Decrypt ransomware files.

Good news is that we can now use decryption programs. A lot of security companies like Kasperky lab, bitdefender and more has developed a program that is fully capable of decryption key for ransomware malware. You can find this programs anywhere on the internet but it is strongly suggested to download this programs from official websites. NOTE: It may take a long time for your files to be decrypted depending on your PC performance.