CryptoShocker Ransomware

Technical Report On CryptoShocker Ransomware

Threat Name

CryptoShocker Ransomware

Type

Ransomware

Risk Level

High

Extension

.locked file extension

Ransom amount

200 dollars in BitCoins

Occurrence

Junk email attachments, cost free application, malicious sites and more.

Symptoms

Encrypts all files and demand a ransom amount to their decryption tool.

Affected OS

All types of Windows OS

A Brief Report On CryptoShocker Ransomware

According to malware experts, CryptoShocker Ransomware is the new version of Crypto-Ransomware virus. It targets all Windows OS such as Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10. After getting inside the PC, it start encrypting certain types of files stored on local or mounted network drives with the help of AES cryptography, after that it adds .locked file extension. Then after, the ransomware leaves a Attention.url file on the infected computer. While the victim open this file, then, it demand the ransom money through Bitcoin to provide the decryption key. Infected users are extorted to pay the hefty sum of 200 dollars in BitCoins to the cybercriminals. This is done by using anonymous Tor networking communication. CryptoShocker Ransomware also offers you a choice you can select from multiple several exchange programs to make the transaction such as LocalBitcoins.com, coinbase, liberytX, etc. It also indicates cryptoshocker@tutanota.com address for victims to contact the hackers in order to purchase its decryption tool. We would like to discourage you from make the payment of this hackers because they are not obliged to return the data to you.

CryptoShocker Ransomware : Screen-shot Of Ransom Note

CryptoShocker Ransomware

CryptoShocker Ransomware : Delivery

  • While you open any email attachments which is not familiar for you.
  • If user inserting Infected Media devices without scanning.
  • Visiting any suspicious or unauthorized sites.
  • While you using outdated anti-virus programs.
  • Downloaded pirated software and browse rogue sites.
  • Using peer-to-peer file sharing networks.

More Risk Bought By CryptoShocker Ransomware

CryptoShocker Ransomware is mainly created by cyber crooks to infect the targeted PC, take files on hostage and demand ransom money from the users. PC security analysts strongly advise to avoid paying the ransom for this threat. Because paying the ransom for these kinds of threats enables con artists to continue carrying out these attacks. Thus, it is necessary to get rid of CryptoShocker Ransomware from the PC as quickly as possible.

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How to Uninstall CryptoShocker Ransomware from Control Panel from Windows 10

  • Click and Open Start Menu option

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  • Settings option is to be selected on the menu to show all the contents

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  • Click on System option

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  • On the system Menu, Click on Apps and features option

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  • Now Click on CryptoShocker Ransomware to remove it from PC.

How to Eliminate CryptoShocker Ransomware from Windows 8/8.1

Step 1: Press repeatedly F8 to boot PC in Safe Mode. Restart PC and select “Safe Mode with Networking”.

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Step 2: Press ALT+Ctrl+Del to open Windows Task Manager. After that, search all the CryptoShocker Ransomware related processes and then click to “End Task”

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Step 3: Type “regedit” in Run dialog box and open Windows Registry Editor. Search and delete all the corrupt registries added by CryptoShocker Ransomware infection.

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Step 4: Go to Start and then click to open Control Panel.

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After that, click Add/Remove Program

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Uninstall CryptoShocker Ransomware associated programs from Windows 8/8.1

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Uninstall CryptoShocker Ransomware From Window 7/vista

Tap on F8 Key to Enter Safe Mode

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Restart PC and select “Safe Mode with Networking”

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First of all close all running programs and open Task manager by pressing ALT + CTRL + DEL keys on your keyboard simultaneously.

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Now Click on Processes menu and select all the processes associated with CryptoShocker Ransomware one by one then click on End Task.

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Now go to the desktop, click on Start Menu on the left lower corner. Move to Control panel and use left mouse click over it.

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The Control panel window will open, if are getting the view by Category find and click “Uninstall a program” below “Programs” group.

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Now select CryptoShocker Ransomware within programs list and click on Uninstall.

Steps to Eliminate CryptoShocker Ransomware from Windows XP

Step 1: Restart PC in Safe Mode by continuously pressing F8 button. After that, select “Safe Mode with Networking”.

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Step 2: Open Windows Task Manager by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del together. After that, find and select all the CryptoShocker Ransomware associated processes and then click to “End Task” button.

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Step 3: Open Run dialog box and then enter “regedit.exe” to open Windows Registry. Search and then delete all the corrupt and infectious registries added by CryptoShocker Ransomware.

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Step 4: Click Start button and then go to Control Panel, click to open Windows Add/Remove Program. Search all the CryptoShocker Ransomware related programs and then uninstall it from Windows XP.

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How to Uninstall CryptoShocker Ransomware From Your Infected Browser

A. Guidelines to Remove CryptoShocker Ransomware From Microsoft Edge Browser

How to Reset Default Search Engine to Uninstall CryptoShocker Ransomware

Select Settings after selecting More (…) on the address bar

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Click and select on View advanced settings option

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In order to input the search engine, Click on <Add new> under option”Search in the address bar with”

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Select Search engine and adds as default by clicking on Add as default option.

How to Reset Default Homepage on Microsoft Edge to Uninstall CryptoShocker Ransomware

  • Select More (…) option on the address bar followed by settings
  • Select specific page or pages under Open with option
  • After selecting the Custom option, enter the URL of the homepage you wish to set as

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B. How to Delete CryptoShocker Ransomware from Google Chrome

Click to Open Google Chrome and then click on menu icon which is on the top right corner and then select Tools → Extensions

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Select all the malicious extensions including CryptoShocker Ransomware and then select trash icon

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Again click on menu icon and select Settings and then click to Manage Search Engines under the Search section

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In Search Engines, remove all the infectious search sites and set Google Chrome as Default Browser

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C. How to Uninstall CryptoShocker Ransomware From Mozilla Firefox

Launch Mozilla Firefox and find and click “Firefox” button on the top left corner on the screen.

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A drop down box will appear, navigate to Add-ons option and click on it.

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In the next window select and click on “Extensions” in left pane.

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Find CryptoShocker Ransomware add-on and click on the center area to see the border exactly and click on Disable button.
Wait a moment and let the add-on get disabled.

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Now click the “Remove” button, later on uninstall the add-on Mozilla will ask you to restart the browser.

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D. How to Remove CryptoShocker Ransomware From Internet Explorer

First of all Launch Internet explorer by clicking the Task-bar Icon on desktop.

Now Click on Tool Menu on web browser interface.

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Select and click on Manage add-ons in the drop down box.

A View and manage your Internet Explorer Add-ons window will open, now click on “Toolbar and Extensions” option in left pane.

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A list of all installed ad-ons will appear, select CryptoShocker Ransomware and click on “Disable” button and Reset IE

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