Simple Methods To Restore Files from .4k File Virus
.4k File Virus is one of the most perilous Computer infections that come from Dharma Ransomware family. It is specific designed to phishing innocent users by encrypting their files and data as well as forcing them to pay ransom money. It was discovered by cyber group with the aim extort huge ransom money by phishing innocent users. It is able to easily invade all kind of Windows Based Operating System like as Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and the most recent version Windows 10. It gets enters into the System without any users knowledge with the spam mail campaign, Updating System Software, Clicking on malicious links, visiting commercial site and other tricky ways.
Once activated, .4k File Virus will deeply scan entire hard disk to encrypt all kind of System files like as Word, Excel, Power-point, images, pictures, audios, videos, games, apps and so on. It also uses strong cryptographic algorithm AES and RSA to encrypt all kind of System files as well as add own malicious extension at the end of every files to makes them totally inaccessible. Therefore users are unable to open any file as earlier states.
How .4k File Virus Demands Ransom Money:
Just after successfully encrypted all kind of System files, .4k File Virus will demand ransom money by the sending ransom note on the system screen in the form of html or text. This ransom message states that you’re all data and file has been encrypted by strong encryption keys. To restore all data and file you need to get decryption key. In order to buy decryption key you have to contact cyber-criminal via the provided email address [email protected] that instruct the process. Whenever, victim try to contact cyber criminal then it demands ransom money $500 as a bit coins within 48hrs. It also shows warning message if you don’t send money on the given time period then the secret key may be lost from the server.
Text message looks like:
All FILES ENCRYPTED “RSA1024”
All YOUR FILES HAVE BEEN ENCRYPTED!!! IF YOU WANT TO RESTORE THEM, WRITE US TO THE E-MAIL [email protected]
IN THE LETTER WRITE YOUR ID, YOUR ID 1E857D00
IF YOU ARE NOT ANSWERED, WRITE TO EMAIL:[email protected]
YOUR SECRET KEY WILL BE STORED ON A SERVER 7 DAYS, AFTER 7 DAYS IT MAY BE OVERWRITTEN BY OTHER KEYS, DON’T PULL TIME, WAITING YOUR EMAIL
FREE DECRYPTION FOR PROOF
You can send us up to 1 file for free decryption. The total size of files must be less than 1Mb (non archived), and files should not contain valuable information. (databases,backups, large excel sheets, etc.)
When you make sure of decryption possibility transfer the money to our bitcoin wallet. As soon as we receive the money we will send you:
- Decryption program.
- Detailed instruction for decryption.
- And individual keys for decrypting your files.
Do not rename encrypted files.
Do not try to decrypt your data using third party software; it may cause permanent data loss.
Decryption of your files with the help of third parties may cause increased price (they add their fee to our) or you can become a victim of a scam.
Should Victim Pay Ransom Money:
Victim should not pay ransom money to the hacker because there is no any proof it will get back your all data and file just after received ransom money. There are highly chance you can lost your files and money as well. It is only a tricky way to earn huge ransom money by making fool innocent users. During the transaction money it can hike your private and sensitive detail for evil use.
How To Recover File from .4k File Virus?
To recover all encrypted data there is no need to paying ransom money to the hacker. The only one way to recover all file is to remove .4k File Virus Completely from System. Just after this process you can easily restore all data and file by using legitimate recovery Software.
.4k File Virus page is a perilous malware. In order to avoid its removal, it hides its payloads and scripts deep inside the PC. You may try downloading SpyHunter Malware Scanner and check if it detects this malware for you.