JohnyCryptor virus a new ransomware threat.

JohnyCryptor virus is ransomware type of program. As you might know,ransomware viruses could be very harmful and devastating to your files and system.Ransomware locks your files and demands you to pay ransom to get your files back.File encryptions are very complex and sometimes it is impossible to decrypt them.This fact shouldn’t discourage you and make you pay some ransom.First, cyber thieves demand ransom in bitcoins (it is reasonable) from 0.5 to 1.5 bitcoins (around 700$).If you ask yourself – “Why they want me to buy bitcoins and pay ransom with bitcoins?”.Cybercriminals are smart and they will not let them be easy pray.Paying the ransom using this virtual currency is preferred cause it can’t be tracked,and thieves couldn’t be followed by authorities.

Infecting with ransomware virus is extremely simple.Everybody has an e-mail address.Some of the people receive hundred of e-mails every day.It is difficult task to read every single one of them word by word and you keep searching for something interesting in the e-mail.And there is no doubt that best offers will be given to you by known and unknown companies.Here is the magic trick – you open attached file to e-mail with an irresistible offer for some product or service.Congratulations you have executed malware program that injects virus to your system.If you have luck the virus will only slow down the performance of your system by using the full capacity of your ram and HDD.Of course, there are worse scenarios – to be infected with ransomware.So keep in mind not to open every file from your e-mail if you don’t have proper security software that could manage with this awful viruses.

Usattentioneful tips Always pay attention to files that you are downloading. It is highly recommended to use the security of antivirus software and it is important that program is up-to-date with virus list. This tip is for every person that keeps very important information – HAVE A BACKUP OF YOUR INFORMATION, if you do not have any – make it on a separate device. Flash drive or external hard drive will be the perfect solution for backup your files.


Several methods to remove JohnyCryptor virus and recover your files

Use any type of anti-malware software to remove ransomware or any malicious program.

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 possible data loss.

Go here to find out how to recover deleted files.

Manual step, how to remove Johny Cryptor virus

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.