Get rid of .icp File Extension (Step By Step Process)
This article will give you complete details about .icp File Extension as well as you will get some recommended solution to delete it from System. You can read this article for learning or educational purpose also. According to Cyber security experts, it is very notorious malware and computer infection that is belongs to ransomware family. It encrypts all files of your computer hard drives by appending .icp File Extension and drops ransom notes as “Restore_ICPICP_FILES.txt” on your computer screen. Don’t be panics, please read this article carefully.
.icp File Extension or ICP Ransomware is made using AES encryption algorithm techniques
According to researchers, this malware get enters into your machine from malicious email messages and email attachments. It targets your Windows PCs and does malicious infection in your computer without permission. Initially, it blocks some genuine application running in your machine such as antivirus software, Firewall security setting, control panel, System registry setting and other applications. It injects malicious codes in your System registry setting that cause restarts your computer in certain interval of times automatically. Once it installed, you can’t work on your machine comfortably as usual like before. If you have created backup of your all files by using very strong backup & recovery software, then it is good for you.
.icp File Extension drops the copies of itself in each folder of your computer and makes all files locked. It encrypts/locks all files including images, audios, videos, games, pdf, ppt, xlx, css, html, text, documents, databases and other files of your computer. It demands specific amount of ransom money in Bitcoin, Dashcoin and other cryptocurrency for decryption. You should never believe on them at any cases. In order to pay ransom money to them, it can keep record of your some information such as IP address, URLs search, browser history, search queries, user name, password, banking information and more details as well. So, you should scan your computer with very strong antivirus software that has the ability to delete all junk files or viruses from System.
.icp File Extension uses malicious tricks to get enter into your machine:
- Email spam messages: It can come in your machine via email spam messages and email attachments.
- Malicious ads or popup: This malware can get enters into your computer via malicious ads or popup messages which are displayed on your browser by hacked websites.
- Freeware or shareware: It can get install in your System through bundles of free software packages which you are downloaded from internet.
- Porn or adult related websites: If you are watching porn videos regular from infected or porn websites, then you might get malicious infection in your machine.