About Da_vinci_code file virus
A new extensively updated version of Troldesh Ransomware has been discovered as Da_vinci_code file virus by PC threat researchers from Microsoft Malware Protection Team. It appears to be an improved cryptomalware from Troldesh family as well as Encoder.858 and Shade ransomware. The latest version has Tor functionality, modified extensions name for encoded files, symbol error on the wallpaper ransom note, new malware downloading silently – Trojan:Win32/Mexar.A. Despites, this ransomware demands a ransom of $131 while keeping your files as hostage. What encryption standard it uses is still not confirmed but it is in the air it has engine to combine RSA-2048 and AES-128 ciphers in order to encode victim's files and generate secured private key. Once the encryption is end up, it stores the generated specific decryption key on Hacker's Command and Control server which is deadly secured couldn't be accessed by public.
If you are thinking to make payment to them in order to take decryption key and unlock your files, beware! It might be a trap to purloin your financial credentials like bank account login details and empty your bank balance just in few seconds. As it has been mentioned above that this ransomware installs Trojan:Win32/Mexar.A which might record Keystrokes. It means if you type username/password using the your PC's keyboard, it might get in the wrong hands without your knowledge. Though, first of all, we recommend you not to type credentials using keyboard, you should use On-Screen-Keyboard. Open it, you have to type OSK in Run Box (Press Windows button+R together to open Run). Secondly, you should never make payment to anonymous person because they be can be a most wanted criminal if you contact with them, might bring you in Justice or Police Custody as well.
Distribution methods of Da_vinci_code file virus
None knowns how is Da_vinci_code file virus being distributed among PC users, still the researcher are after it, doing research to find out some real facts about the ransomware. But it is going to take time. As of now, we can only say that hackers may be using Spam campaigns, Exploit kit, malicious attachments, Trojanised links to spread this ransomware all over the Internet.
In most cases, ransomware developers uses social media networks to send instant message containing infected attachments to the PC users as an online friend. If the receiver open the message, his PC gets compromised immediately. In other hand, downloaded files from Peer to Peer Networks like Torrents may share bundled files containing payload of Da_vinci_code file virus. If you open any of them, you become a victim without your knowledge.
Therefore, all victims are advised to follow the given Instruction to remove Da_vinci_code file virus from their PC and Recover corrupted files immediately.
How to Uninstall Da_vinci_code file virus from Control Panel from Windows 10
- Click and Open Start Menu option
- Settings option is to be selected on the menu to show all the contents
- Click on System option
- On the system Menu, Click on Apps and features option
- Now Click on Da_vinci_code file virus to remove it from PC.
How to Eliminate Da_vinci_code file virus from Windows 8/8.1
Step 1: Press repeatedly F8 to boot PC in Safe Mode. Restart PC and select “Safe Mode with Networking”.
Step 2: Press ALT+Ctrl+Del to open Windows Task Manager. After that, search all the Da_vinci_code file virus related processes and then click to “End Task”
Step 3: Type “regedit” in Run dialog box and open Windows Registry Editor. Search and delete all the corrupt registries added by Da_vinci_code file virus infection.
Step 4: Go to Start and then click to open Control Panel.
After that, click Add/Remove Program
Uninstall Da_vinci_code file virus associated programs from Windows 8/8.1
Uninstall Da_vinci_code file virus From Window 7/vista
Tap on F8 Key to Enter Safe Mode
Restart PC and select “Safe Mode with Networking”
First of all close all running programs and open Task manager by pressing ALT + CTRL + DEL keys on your keyboard simultaneously.
Now Click on Processes menu and select all the processes associated with Da_vinci_code file virus one by one then click on End Task.
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.
The Control panel window will open, if are getting the view by Category find and click “Uninstall a program” below “Programs” group.
Now select Da_vinci_code file virus within programs list and click on Uninstall.
Steps to Eliminate Da_vinci_code file virus from Windows XP
Step 1: Restart PC in Safe Mode by continuously pressing F8 button. After that, select “Safe Mode with Networking”.
Step 2: Open Windows Task Manager by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Del together. After that, find and select all the Da_vinci_code file virus associated processes and then click to “End Task” button.
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 Da_vinci_code file virus.
Step 4: Click Start button and then go to Control Panel, click to open Windows Add/Remove Program. Search all the Da_vinci_code file virus related programs and then uninstall it from Windows XP.
How to Uninstall Da_vinci_code file virus From Your Infected Browser
A. Guidelines to Remove Da_vinci_code file virus From Microsoft Edge Browser
How to Reset Default Search Engine to Uninstall Da_vinci_code file virus
Select Settings after selecting More (…) on the address bar
Click and select on View advanced settings option
In order to input the search engine, Click on <Add new> under option”Search in the address bar with”
Select Search engine and adds as default by clicking on Add as default option.
How to Reset Default Homepage on Microsoft Edge to Uninstall Da_vinci_code file virus
- 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
B. How to Delete Da_vinci_code file virus 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
Select all the malicious extensions including Da_vinci_code file virus and then select trash icon
Again click on menu icon and select Settings and then click to Manage Search Engines under the Search section
In Search Engines, remove all the infectious search sites and set Google Chrome as Default Browser
C. How to Uninstall Da_vinci_code file virus From Mozilla Firefox
Launch Mozilla Firefox and find and click “Firefox” button on the top left corner on the screen.
A drop down box will appear, navigate to Add-ons option and click on it.
In the next window select and click on “Extensions” in left pane.
Find Da_vinci_code file virus 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.
Now click the “Remove” button, later on uninstall the add-on Mozilla will ask you to restart the browser.
D. How to Remove Da_vinci_code file virus 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.
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.
A list of all installed ad-ons will appear, select Da_vinci_code file virus and click on “Disable” button and Reset IE