Uninstall .Osiris Ransomware with Simple Steps
.Osiris Ransomware is another iteration of “Locky Ransomware” which is named after Egyptian God of “Dead”. In the past, “.Thor and .Aesir” were its previous versions which have infected large number of work-station. However, cyber-criminals has come up with more powerful encrypting algorithm and programming logics and in order to targeted the files and locks in such a way that it cannot be accessed without decryption key. It was first coined on 5th of Dec, 2016 and in a small period; it has infected thousands of Windows PC. Its intrusion is secret and it is capable to bypass the security application very easily.
Technical Details of .Osiris Ransomware
.Osiris Ransomware follows the traditional way of intrusion and functionality. It invades the targeted work-station secretly and begins a deep scanning of entire System in order to encrypt the targeted files. Now, it can lock more types of files including personal MS Office docs, multimedia files, and System files as well as most used programs. It uses a combination of AES-128 and RSA-2048 encryption ciphers which is by far most powerful technique to encrypt any files types. The name of the original file is replicated with [8 symbols]–[4 symbols]–[4 symbols]–[8 random symbols]–[12 random symbols] format. In the encrypted fie container, it drops a file named as OSIRIS-9b28.html as well as on the desktop shortcut. This is the ransom note file which contains description about .Osiris Ransomware and confirms that your PC has been infected with a severe data-encrypting malware. This note tries to create panic because it says that the access of encrypted files is only possible through decryption key and it asks to pay heavy amount in exchange of it. You will be asked to download “Tor” browser and visit the payment website. It ask the victim to make payment in Bitcoin method so that the actually identity of cyber-criminals remains hidden. Generally, you can negotiate the ransom amount for about 0.5 to 4 Bitcoins. However, it is strongly recommended to never pay any amount of money to cyber-criminal because they will totally ignore you once they get the money. They will not provide the original key and you will feel cheated. The personal data including bank account details that you share with them can also be used illegally for additional financial benefits. Hence, if you PC get infected with .Osiris Ransomware then you need to choose alternate ways to access the locked files. You can access the “Backup files” or “Virtual Copy. Scan your work-station with a powerful anti-malware tool to scan the work-station in order to remove every files and entries associated with .Osiris Ransomware.
Protection Guide from .Osiris Ransomware
First of all, you need to be extremely careful from junk and spam emails that contain .zip file attachments with them. There could be payload of this ransomware that gets executed in the backdoor. It will never provide any notification or approval request for its installation so be careful. Don’t visit suspicious websites and don’t download of update program from unofficial sources. Choose custom/advance download and installation steps so that additional files gets detected and can be removed.Leave a reply