Guide to delete Jack.pot Ransomware
Jack.pot Ransomware is a newly detected ransomware that secretly gets added to your PC opting illegal tricks and tactics. It has been created by group of cyber criminals with their wrong intention and evil purposes. The prime motive of this ransomware is to encrypt all stored files and get earn some money by cheating innocent users. As it manages to get installed, it follows scanning technique to encrypt all stored documents with extension such as .docx, .png, .gif, .xls, .mp3, .mp4, .ppt, .pdf, .ost, .pst and others. Due to presence of Jack.pot Ransomware, you are not able to perform any task and access your files and folders. Your desktop screen gets locked and shows warning message and ask to enter decryption key to unlock files.
The only method it suggests to get decryption key is by paying ransom amount of $500 or more as a fine in next 96 hours. If you deny paying money and not pay amount on time, it claims to delete all your vital data. Jack.pot Ransomware virus also claims to take legal action against you for sharing porn or copyrighted contents online. In such critical condition most of the users pay ransom money and in return they not get anything. The problem still remains same and now amount gets doubled. According to security researchers, you should avoid pay any money in such condition. Apart from these, it also connects your PC to remote server of cyber criminals that help them monitor your browsing movement and gather sensitive information such as IP addresses MAC address, credit card number, online banking login details, password of social sites and many more.
In such condition, you should require to take immediate steps to remove Jack.pot Ransomware and all its supportive files permanently. If this threat sustain over your PC for long time, it leads situation to other bigger troubles like hamper of vital hardware components, data loss, deletion of important system files and others.
Dangerous activities caused by Jack.pot Ransomware on Windows PC
- It add corrupt entries to registry editor and damage system files
- It makes alteration to DNS configuration, HOST file and other settings of PC
- It drops other malware such as Trojan, worms, rootkits, backdoor and others
- It badly affects system performance by damaging important system files
- It will not allow making use of external devices like hard disk, pen drives, USB, CD/DVD and others