How to Files locked by .Djvuq Virus Ransomware
.Djvuq Virus Ransomware is a data encrypting malware that locks the personal files of the victims and blackmail them to pay ransom money in order to get decryption key. This cryptovirus uses RSA encryption algorithm to lock the targeted files permanently. .Djvuq Virus Ransomware has multiple variants such as .djvu, .djvuu, .udjvu. .uudjvu, and .djvus. According to cyber-experts, this malware belongs to STOP family and it adds .Djvug extension to every file that it encrypts. After successfully settling down, it uploads a ransom note in the PC. The ransom note is provided in _openme.txt file and it explains about the file encryption. Its prime aim is to convince the victim to pay ransom money. The ransom note contain two email ID namely [email protected] or [email protected] to contact with the associated cyber-criminals. Unfortunately, until now the cyber-experts have not been able to develop the free decryption tool.
Since .Djvuq Virus Ransomware is a file encrypting malware hence all your personal files such as image, movies, videos, MS Office docs, PDF files etc. stored in the PC hard-disk will get locked. For example, the file named as myfile.jpg will get changed to myfile.djvuq. The ransom note of .Djvuq Virus Ransomware says:
———————— ALL YOUR FILES ARE ENCRYPTED ———————–
“Don’t worry, you can return all your files!
All your files documents, photos, databases and other important are encrypted with strongest encryption and unique key.
The only method of recovering files is to purchase decrypt tool and unique key for you.
This software will decrypt all your encrypted files.
What guarantees do we give to you?
You can send one of your encrypted file from your PC and we decrypt it for free.
But we can decrypt only 1 file for free. File must not contain valuable information.
You can look online overview decrypt tool:
Don’t try to use third-party decrypt tools because it will destroy your files.
Discount 50% available if you contact us first 72 hours.
————————————————– ————————————————– ———–
To get this software you need write on our e-mail:
Reserve e-mail address to contact us:
Your personal ID:”
Conclusion Regarding Ransom Note:
As you can see, the note provided by .Djvuq Virus Ransomware directly says that files has been encrypted and pay the ransom money within 72 hours’ time to get 50% discount. The cyber-experts strongly oppose paying the money because this is a scam. There is no guarantee that you will get the original decryption key after the payment is made. Further, the money that you pay as ransom will be used to create more such harmful malware in future.
There is no official decryptor for this malware hence it is recommended to remove .Djvuq Virus Ransomware from the work-station. For file recovery, take help of the backup files that you may have created earlier. In case, if it is note available then you may take help of third-party data recovery software.
How .Djvuq Virus Ransomware Does Gets Inside the PC:
There are multiple ways for malware intrusion such as bundling the malware script’s with freeware and shareware, clicking on suspicious links and pop-ups, unsafe plug-ins and programs and spam email attachments. So, you have to be very careful while browsing and especially when you download any program in the work-station. Don’t open email attachments that are sent by unknown senders. Don’t use external storage device without scanning it with a powerful anti-malware tool.Leave a reply