Thunder Ransomware is a type of malware aimed at encrypting user data. Cybercriminals mainly spread Thunder via spam emails under the guise of payment documents like bank accounts, taxes and so on. Following infiltration, it immediately starts to encode users’ files.
Turkish Ransomware is cryptoworm that extorts money from victims in exchange for the decryption key. It belongs to the Scarab family which is well-known with a bad side in the computer world. According to the name, the new virus is focused on Turkish-speaking users, although they are unlikely to be able to read text in the ransom note.
GameOver is a new cryptotrojan which came out on July, 2018. This malware encrypts user data and then extorts money. Lately, such cyber-attacks have become more frequent, this is due to an easy mark to hit up for money and at the same time remain anonymous avoiding any punishment. The encryption process goes unnoticed and once it is done, all user files become inaccessible. To get back your files, you are forced to pay a sum of money in bitcoins. Actually, if you have been attacked by GameOver Ransomware, there is no need to contact them and especially to make any concessions. Remember, you are up against fraudsters who don’t care about your files and whose the main purpose is to make a profit. Hence, there is a high risk of being left without decryptor and money. Instead, you may try using this guide to remove GameOver Ransomware and decrypt .gameover files without spending any money.read more
XeroWare is cryptoviral extortion which encodes user data and asks for payment in exchange for the decryption key. Once the encryption process is finished, the user is given 96 hours to pay, otherwise, all files will be deleted. In fact, it’s a clear provocation, by frightening victims with data loss, cybercriminals try to encourage victims to pay sooner.
Hyena Locker is a new encoder that is, according to IT specialists, very similar to Everby Ransomware. This virus is spreading through spam emails with malicious attachments and once the user clicks the executable file, the encryption procedure starts. As soon as it takes control over the computer, all your personal files including documents, photo, and video files are in the affected area.
PoisonFang is an unusual cryptovirus which allegedly created for scientific purposes. At least, this is what ransomware screen says. Otherwise, we did not find the cardinal differences – it’s still the same ransomware virus.
Aurora is a name of the dangerous virus that, once installed, immediately encodes your files. After this, all your most important data such as documents, photos, videos become inaccessible. Thus, users fall victim to ransom demands ranging from $100 to $500. Still, you should never make concessions to these cybercriminals – there’s a strong possibility that you will end up with no money and cherished decrypter.
Nozelesn is a fresh ransomware virus that was released in June 2018. The first wave of victims by the Nozelesn Ransomware fell on users from Polland, but now it is distributed worldwide. Upon completion of the encryption process, Nozelesn Ransomware demands a ransom at the rate of 0.1 BTC (~ $660).
CryptoGod is a new encoder which is focused on Italian-speaking users. CryptoGod encrypts the most important files on victim's computer and then demands the ransom, that's why it is called "ransomware". Once your data is encrypted, they become unreadable and in fact useless. However, if you think that the transfer of money to cybercriminals might solve your problem, I'm sorry to be the one to tell you, but they are not going to help you.
Gandcrab 4 is another ransomware-type virus from Gandcrab developers. The fourth version of the virus operates like previous ones: once it gets on victim’s computer, the virus starts encryption procedure. Upon completion of the encryption process, Gandcrab 4 Ransomware blackmails user into giving him money for data recovery.