Bucbi Ransomware is back once again with some new updates. In 2014 the variants of Bucbi Ransomware family has destructed numerous computers and now in the ransom note it is claiming that the developers of this ransomware are members of Ukrainian Right Sector which is a far-right Ukrainian nationalist political party. But according to security experts and researchers, it is not clear that these claims are true or only gimmick because recently number of Russian identified in these kind of cyber offenders. On the recent reports it can be only said that a group of expert cyber criminals and software programmers has developed Bucbi Ransomware. The attacking strategy of Bucbi Ransomware is use of RDP Brute (coded by z668) tool. RDP is a methods to get access of Remote Desktop Ports by employing several login and passwords regularly on targeted computer. It is also observed that this ransomware does not employ general malware distribution methods to infect online computers but the users should always take caution while Internet surfing or downloading stuffs. Generally ransomware hits online computer by Spam emails that pretends like a mail received from law enforcement agencies, banking institution or a mail from reputable companies. Such emails contains malicious files and activation of Bucbi Ransomware may take place if the user on targeted computer clicks to open such malicious file attachment.
The malicious codes and components of this program reaches to any targeted online computer through Internet sources and by deceptive approaches to the Internet users. The program enters into any targeted computer with fake security scan offers or drive by downloads or email spoofing. So when the user make any mistake while downloading bundled software or adopt bad practices to open Spam email attachments or following links on suspicious pop-up ads.
After attacking on any targeted Windows computer, Bucbi Ransomware ransomware encrypts files stored on the PC and make it inaccessible for users. The user need a recovery key to get back access of such encrypted files. In order to provide recovery key the program release a ransom note README.txt and demand a big ransom amount (Approx 5 bitcoins) from the victims. However it is not guaranteed that these unreliable cyber criminals provide keys after receiving the ransom amount so it is not recommended to pay the ransom in order to recovery of files. If any PC user is facing file encryption then he/she should use Automatic Removal Tool to get rid of Bucbi Ransomware ransomware on their computer.
What To Do If Your PC Get Infected By Bucbi Ransomware
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 Bucbi Ransomware 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 Bucbi Ransomware 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 Bucbi Ransomware 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 Bucbi Ransomware 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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