What is TeslaCrypt ransomware and what can TeslaCrypt do to my pc? Is it dangerous?

Teslacrypt ransomware is type of malware that will encrypt victims files using AES encryption. Once infected with this virus it will demand a ransom of $500 USD in BitCoin or $1000 USD using the PayPal My Cash Cards. This is why beacause bitcoin transactions and payments cannot be traced, but paypal will put hackers into exposure risk.

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Unlike other ransomware teslacrypt will only targets video game files. Today most of ransomware viruses are criptors and will restrict access to your computer system or it will systematically encrypt files. The target will be document files, pictures and any important of the victims data. The attention of teslacrypt is the most popular games such as games with streaming. If you are not really into games means that this virus will be harmless for you. However you still have to remove it ass soon ass you find out that this virus is installed on your PC. For those with a big gaming history, situation is most unfortunate. Teslacrypt will change your desktop background with a message informing users that about its attack. You will also find .TXT files named HELP_TO_DECRYPT_YOUR_FILES.txt on the desktop. Ransomware is the worst type of viruses that you can come across and most difficult to remove types of malware. Teslacrypt is created by most common schemers to use for targeting your money and personal information. It will limit your time of paying within three days. The slight difference between teslacrypt and other ransomware is that teslacrypt will provide you to decrypt one selected file for free of charge. With this act the creators of teslacrypt simply want to show you how things work. Do not be fooled by this lies. Do not pay the ransom. Paying the ransom you simply support the work of hackers and the more money thay get the stronger they will become. Warning: Further news shows that Teslacrypt is constantly updating and comes back in different forms.

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How did you get infected?

There’s really a lot of ways that ransomware type of malware may attack and get to your computer. One of most popular way is by scam emails. Very old and still really powerful way for hackers to get you infected. Мost likely this virus was installed bundled with other programs.

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 teslacrypt 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.

How to remove “teslacrypt 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 teslacrypt ransomware.
  4. Decrypt teslacrypt files.
  5. Delete all temporary files from disk cleanup.
  6. Restart your computer.

Note: Removing teslacrypt ransomware manually could be very risky and unpredictable!

Step by step how to remove “teslacrypt 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.