Are you facing problem in accessing file? Are you noticing extra extensions with all your files? Are you regularly prompt to establish communication by using [email protected] regarding issues? Is your system setting has also get changed? Are these issues annoying you seriously? Are you searching the way to sort out problem instantly? You are suggested to be with the removal guide very carefully. Be safe and secure.
[email protected] is a e-mail address which is being used the cyber criminals of notorious ransomware program called Kozy.Jozy. On web [email protected] is also being searched as Ko[email protected] Encrypt Virus. These days this ransomware program is in news flash. As per threat analyst this threat has ranked very high in threat ranking. The threat is mainly known to create issues with Windows OS supported PCs and Laptop. Its issues has mainly detected over those systems which have limited protection against the threat. Once this ransomware be in system begins encryption process and encrypt files using RSA-2048 algorithm. With this it append .31392E30362E32303136_(number from 0 to 20)_(4 or 5 random numbers) extension with every processed files. After completing encryption process this one places ransom demanding message on screen in different form such as .txt, jpeg. Aside this also define ransom demanding image as wallpaper. The image and text files contains complete details about encryption with method to decrypt them.
With this mentioned to send encrypted files on [email protected] for the decryption or further process. Kozy.Jozy ransomware uses two different key that is Public and private for the encryption and decryption. The private key mainly stored on its command and control server which is handled by the cyber criminals. For decrypting files Kozy.Jozy ransomware demand 0.5 to 1.5 bitcoine. They does so to become anonymous. It is suggested to remove [email protected] and related ransomware program immediately from Windows PC to minimize damage. Victim can go with the manual removal process which is provided bellow or can use Windows Scanner.
What To Do If Your PC Get Infected By [email protected]
The ransomware infection has been mainly designed with the purpose to scare users and trick their money. It take your files on hostage and demand ransom to return your important data. But now the question is what you can do when your system got infected by [email protected] virus? Here are some option that you can use to get rid of this nasty infection.
Don’t Panic – Well the first thing is Don’t panic and then completely check out your system for any working files. If you got any working files then copy it to USB drive.
Pay Ransom – Other option is you can pay the ransom and wait to get your files back. (really a bad option)
Use Backup – Clean you entire system files, remove the infection completely from your PC and restore your files with any backup.
Remove Infection – You can also delete [email protected] virus using malware removal tool and remove all the infected files. You can later recover all your data by using any data recovery tool. (In case you don’t have backup of your files.) – Recommended Method.
Reinstall Windows – The last option is reinstall your Windows OS. It will completely remove all your data as well as infection. You will get a completely new infection free PC.
How To Remove [email protected] Virus From Your PC
Step 1 – Boot your computer in Safe mode.
Step 2 – Remove the infected registry entry files.
- Click Windows Flag and R button together.
- Type “regedit” and click OK button
- Find and delete following entries.
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftInternet ExplorerMain “Default_Page_URL”
Step 3 – Remove From msconfig
- Click Windows + R buttons simultaneously.
- Type msconfig and press Enter
- Go to Startup tab and uncheck all entries from unknown manufacturer.
Step 4 – Restart your computer normally.
Check your computer now. If the virus has gone then you can start using your computer. If the infection still remains then head to the next step.
Step 5 – System Restore
- Insert Windows installation disk to CD drive and restart your PC.
- While system startup, keep pressing F8 or F12 key to get boot options.
- Now select the boot from CD drive option to start your computer.
- Then after you will get the System Recovery Option on your screen.
- Select the System Restore option from the list.
- Choose a nearest system restore point when your PC was not infected.
- Now follow the option on your screen to Restore your computer.
If the above manual methods didn’t removed [email protected] virus then you have only option to remove infection using a malware removal tool. It is last and the only option that can easily and safely remove this nasty threat from your computer.
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