[email protected] ransomware virus removal. New RAA variant.

[email protected] ransomware is new variant of RAA ransomware, discovered by Antelox security researcher. Apparently there have been some development done to upgrade RAA ransom and with a new email address of [email protected] It is distributed via scam emails with a massage “when you pay your bill” and zip-files attachment. Once the .zip file opened RAA ransomware will encrypt user files. Files are encrypted using AES algorithm, adding file extension “.locked” at the end of the locked files. The ransom note is displayed to the victim along with “!!!README!!!<ID>.rtf” folder, asking affected users to contact via email address [email protected] Ransom note lock screen will give further instructions to victims.

The ransom note is as follows:

***ВНИМАНИЕ***

Ваши файлы были зашифрованы вирусом RAA.

При шифровании был применен алгоритм AES-256, используемый для защиты информации, представляющей 
государственную тайну.
Это значит, что восстановить данные можно только купив ключ у нас.

Покупка ключа - простейшее дело и не требует от вас специальных знаний
Все, что вам надо:
1. Обратиться на почту [email protected]
2. Выслать файл KEY-866417BD-74B6-449D-BB86-6A4ECE0C1783 и несколько ваших файлов для тестовой 
дешифровки, чтоб убедиться, что у нас действительно есть ключ.
Файл KEY-866417BD-74B6-449D-BB86-6A4ECE0C1783 находится в корне каждого диска и на рабочем столе, 
рядом с README.
3. Заплатить вознаграждение за ключ, переведя деньги в криптовалюте Bitcoin.
О том, как купить Bitcoin за рубли с любой карты - https://www.bestchange.ru/visa-maste...o-bitcoin.html
4. Получить ключ и программу для расшифровки файлов.
5. Восстановить Вашу информацию.

Важно (1).
Не пытайтесь подобрать ключ, это бесполезно, и может уничтожить ваши данные окончательно.

Важно (2).
Если по указанному адресу ([email protected]) вами не был получен ответ в течение 3х часов, 
вы можете воспользоваться для связи сервисом Bitmessage
(наш адрес - BM-2cVCd439eH5kTS9PzG4NxGUAtSCxLywsnv).
Детальнее о программе - https://bitmessage.org/wiki/Main_Page

Важно (3).
Восстановление Вашей информации без файла KEY-866417BD-74B6-449D-BB86-6A4ECE0C1783 невозможно. 

README файлы и файл KEY-866417BD-74B6-449D-BB86-6A4ECE0C1783 расположены в корне каждого диска 
и на рабочем столе.

raaconsult@mail2tor.com ransomware

RAA Ransomware. Remove .locked extension

How to protect against ransomware is most frequently asked questions in the past year. Since ransomware has become the biggest threat among all viruses, people ask themselves if there’s a way to protect from such. It is already too late if you once suffered ransom attack and file has been locked. For some there is a solution but for others disappointment. Either way popularity of ransomware rises and new development are presented every day.

What can we do against the battle with ransomware?

  • If you are already infected do not pay the ransom! Remove the virus and look for other solutions rather than paying. Paying the ransom may be your only option if you have really valuable data. However we do not recommend doing this because you will support the work of criminals. The risk of losing money and still stuck with encrypted files since there is no guarantee in any way that you will recover what one is lost.
  • Security researcher are always working on recovery solutions. Not all ransomware are professionally developed and being cracked, but some are so good developed that there is no current way to be beaten at the current date. One of the solutions is system restore.
  • Best solution is if you have a backup, wipe your hard drive and perform system restore. If not, backup your data frequently. Store backup data in any removable storage device or use any online backup services.
  • Protect your computer with antivirus, internet security, anti-malware software or new developed applications like anti-ransomware. Highly recommended is to keep it up to date and use the paid surveys. We do not recommend free applications.

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 [email protected] 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 [email protected] Ransomware files with .locked extension.

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 – [email protected]
  • 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.

Note: Removing [email protected] 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 “[email protected] Ransomware”

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.