Dr Jimbo Ransomware. Latest ransom creation.

Dr Jimbo Ransomware is the latest malware creation also known as [email protected] Dr Jimbo has been discovered few days ago. It seems this ransom will not be spread on a large-scale in the future, however if you are infected with Dr Jimbo ransomware you have to remove it. May be this is your fist time to meet with ransomware and you re probably wondering what is it. Ransomware is a malware (malicious software) that locks you out from your computer system or encrypts files and demand them. In order to unlock files Dr Jimbo will ask you to pay usually in bitcoin. At this time there is no way to decrypt encrypted files unless you pay what cybercriminal want from you. We do not recommend doing this simply because there is no guarantee that you will get the decryption key. You may be stuck with encrypted files even if you pay and lose money.

Dr Jimbo Ransomware

Why are so many ransomware attacks lately? Simple answers to this question is because ransomware is the most profitable virus. There are so many developed just in less than an year and it keeps going. All of them are the same and all are different. No matter what they do and how they have  been distributed the goal is your money.

So Dr Jimbo Ransomware will encrypted your files and add .encrypted extension at the end of them. Once user notice this will have to email to [email protected] for payment instructions. The price is 2 bitcoin approximately 1500$ in bitcoin value.

You you’re probably wondering how did that happened. Well it attacks throat email malicious attachments or corrupted url serving a virus. If user was prepared and protected by antivirus or antimalware application this wouldn’t happen.

Dr.Jimbo ransomware may create the following Windows folders:

  • %AppData%
  • %Roaming%
  • %Desktop%
  • %Temp%
  • %User’s Profile%

Files like .PNG, .JPG, .PDF, .MP3 and more will be targeted. In other words all valuable data will be encrypted. RSA algorithm will leave you no solution to this problem. How_to_decrypt.txt file will appear to user desktop with the following massage:

Attention!
All your data was Encrypted!
If you wanna get it back contact via email:
[email protected]
WARNING: If you don’t contact next 48 hours, then all DATA will be damaged unrecoverably!!!

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 “.encrypted” Dr Jimbo Ransomware.

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.

Decrypt Dr Jimbo 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.

  • Name – Dr Jimbo
  • Type Spamming – Malware, Ransomware, Trojan Horse
  • Danger Level – High
  • Brief Description – Encrypt files and demand ransom.
  • Symptoms – Poor pc performance or freezing, ransom massages.
  • Method – Via Trojan Horse or spam email.

How to remove “Dr Jimbo Ransomware”

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 Dr Jimbo.
  4. Decrypt .encrypted files.
  5. Delete all temporary files from disk cleanup.
  6. Restart your computer.

Note: Removing Dr Jimbo Ransomware manually could be very risky and unpredictable!

To remove this virus we suggest you follow the step by step instructions we provided. Since ransomware virus creates variety of malicious modified registry entries and different files, we strongly advise you to use anti-malware tool. Removing the virus manually requires high computer skills and knowledge.

Steps to remove “Dr Jimbo”

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.