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How to Remove Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 and recover .WNCRY File

Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 RansomwareThreat In Detail

Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 is a new variant of WannaCry ransomware. But has many things changed as per the older one. This crypto-malware encrypts data on the victims PC by appending “.WNCRY” extension and restricts opening them. Once the encryption been done, Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 changes the desktop background and also leaves a ransom note “@Please_Read_Me@.txt” to instruct user on how to pay the ransom. In case your PC is infected with Wana Decrypt0r 2.0, you must avoid paying the ransom and try recovering your files with data recovery tools.

Technical Details

Name Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 Ransomware
Type Ransomware
Description Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 Ransomware encrypts files, videos, images and texts stored on the target PC and demand a ransom amount from users to decode the files.
Occurrence spam mail attachments., exploit kits, malicious links and java script codes..
Possible Symptoms The ransom note can be seen on desktop and other file directories and files could not be accessible.
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Distribution Method

Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 Ransomware is distributed via email spam attachments which might be in the form of a RAR, ZIP and un-archived DOCX-files that containing malicious macro.

The payloads of the virus could enter through spam mail attachment, via torrents, spam bots, fake updates and many such. The file can be dropped as zipped folder named as wcry.zip.

This zipped folder may contain various files:

  • b.wnry
  • c.wnry
  • r.wnry
  • s.wnry
  • t.wnry
  • u.wnry
  • taskse.exe
  • taskdl.exe

More about Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 Ransomware

Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 ransomware then starts to extract the files and connect to the TOR network in order to receive command and control. The following servers could be used for establishing connection:

  • 57g7spgrzlojinas.onion
  • xxlvbrloxvriy2c5.onion
  • 76jdd2ir2embyv47.onion
  • cwwnhwhlz52maqm7.onion

After connection been done, Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 ransomware grants itself the administrative privileges to actions without any further permission of users. Also, it may stop various window’s processes running under task manager.

 Mysqld.exe
 Sqlwriter.exe
 Sqlserver.exe
 MSExchange
 Microsoft.Exchange

 

Additionally, Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 ransomware also modifies window’s registry to schedule auto-launch as the windows starts.

→ HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\
 HKCU\Software\WanaCrypt0r\
 HKCU\Software\WanaCrypt0r\wd
 HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop\Wallpaper

 

After that, Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 ransomware starts its encryption process and encrypts data with .WNCRY extension. It also drops a program named @WanaDecryptor@.exe that runs a timer along the instruction on how to pay the ransom.

Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 .WNCRY File Virus

List of file extension encrypted

→ .ldf, .sln, .suo, .cpp, .pas, .asm, .cmd, .bat, .vbs, .dip, .dch, .sch, .brd, .jsp, .php, .class, .wav, .swf, .fla, .wmv, .mpg, .vob, .mpeg, .asf, .avi, .mov, .mkv, .flv, .wma, .mid, .djvu, .svg, .psd, .nef, .tiff, .tif, .cgm, .raw, .gif, .png, .bmp, .jpg, .jpeg, .vcd, .iso, .backup, .zip, .rar, .tgz, .tar, .bak, .tbk, .PAQ, .ARC, .aes, .gpg, .vmx, .vmdk, .vdi, .sldm, .sldx, .sti, .sxi, .hwp, .snt, .onetoc2, .dwg, .pdf, .wks, .rtf, .csv, .txt, .vsdx, .vsd, .edb, .odp, .otp, .sxd, .std, .uop, .odg, .otg, .sxm, .mml, .lay, .lay6, .asc, .sqlite3, .sqlitedb, .sql, .accdb, .mdb, .dbf, .odb, .frm, .myd, .myi, .ibd, .mdf, .msg, .ost, .pst, .potm, .potx .eml, .der, .pfx, .key, .crt, .csr, .pem, .odt, .ott, .sxw, .stw, .uot, .max, .ods, .ots, .sxc, .stc, .dif, .slk, .asp, .java, .ppam, .ppsx, .ppsm, .pps, .pot, .pptm, .pptx, .ppt, .xltm, .xltx, .xlc, .xlm, .xlt, .xlw, .xlsb, .xlsm, .xlsx, .xls, .dotx, .dotm, .dot, .docm, .docb, .docx, .doc, .jar,

If you are among the one being a victim of “Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 Ransomware”, then we would strongly suggest you not to pay any ransom to illegitimate persons behind it. Because even after paying they are not going to give your files back. So it is urged that you must opt for removal solutions for Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 Ransomware and try to recover files by automatic data recovery tool or any backup copy if you have.


Methods to remove Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 Ransomware from the computer

If you have Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 Ransomware dropped inside, then your computer might also be infected with other spyware and potentially unwanted programs. You can try removing those manually, but manual method may not help you out fully to remove all the threats as they can regenerate itself if a single program code remain inside. Also, manual method requires very much proficiency in registry and program details, ant single mistake can put you in big trouble. Your computer may even crash down in the middle.

Thus, Security researchers and virus experts always recommend using powerful and effective anti-spyware scanner and protector tool to completely remove the spyware or other potentially unwanted software from the infected computer system or other device.

Automatic Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 Ransomware Removal solution

SpyHunter has got all the feature that can help to remove Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 Ransomware from the infected computer and also prevent the other threats to attack the device in future. Once SpyHunter starts to run in the background, it will keep up notified if any threat or PUP tries to enter. Another feature of SpyHunter is that, whenever you install any new program it will Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 scan the program and if it is not from any trusted source, it will notify you. Thus you can choose yourself either to go through the next installation step or stop right there.

Scan for Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 Ransomware Ransomware virus On the computer.

 

Important: Before you start any removal process, we highly recommend you to backup rest of your data to cloud to prevent your important files and documents from getting lost, the best recommended option is to store your data over the cloud. Download ZipCloud which is very Successful for both MAC and windows PC based computers. It will keep your data safe as well as secure from cyber threats. ZipCloud also has features of Sync and Backup to Mobile and Tablet apps (Android included).

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Step:1 (Recommended) Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 Ransomware virus may not allow you to download and Install any security program so “Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 Reboot your PC in the Safe mode” and then try downloading the Spyhunter.exe program from the download button below:

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The brand new advantage of the software is this feature providing the list of even the most malicious malware. After a complete and advanced system scan is conducted, the user can quickly have all system threats removed – even the ones which were not found by other anti-spyware programs.Spyware-HelpDesk

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It is important to emphasize that the systems having Spyhunter installed are protected from all types of existing malware. The program traces and completely deletes adware, spyware, keyloggers, rootkits and other threats including trojans and worms. None of the malware is now able to steal your personal data and use it against you.

Step:-1(Manual Search) Remove all associated files From Operating System

windows-xpWindows XP

  • Click Start
  • In the menu choose Control Panel
  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.
  • Find Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 Ransomware related files.
  • Click Remove button.

 

windows-7Windows 7 / Vista

  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.
  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.
  • In the list of installed programs find files and programs associated to Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 Ransomware
  • Click Uninstall button.

 

windows-8Windows 8 /8.1

  • Right click on the bottom left corner of the desktop screen
  • From the left menu choose Control Panel
  • Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features.
  • Locate the files and programs associated with Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 Ransomware or other suspicious program.
  • Click Uninstall button.

Step2 (Manual Way):- 3 Remove all Registry Entries added by Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 Ransomware

Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 Ransomware creates a files under folder:

  • %AppData%
  • %Temp%
  • %Windows%
  • %Common%
  • %Roaming%
  • %Local%

 

Next, Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 Ransomware creates the following registry entries:

→HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

→ HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce

→ HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce

Perform the following steps to delete the associated Registry entries by Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 Ransomware

  1. While in the desktop view, Press window’s icon and R.
  2. It will open the Run window and type “regedit”.
  3. It will open the Registry Editor window, Now you need to locate and delete all registry items associated to Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 Ransomware program.
  4. Go to File<Click Export
  5. Save the file in c:\ as regbackup. Click save.
  6. Go to Edit< find< Type Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 Ransomware
  7. Press F3 to search.
  8. Once an item is found, read to make sure it is a link to that program.
  9. Press delete to remove it.
  10. Continue pressing F3 and deleting items pertaining to the program, until all the links are gone.

Warning: you must only choose and delete the values and their associated registry entries for Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 Ransomware, others should not be tampered, edited or deleted. At any point you think not comfortable with the manual process, stop it immediately and use Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 Ransomware Registry fixer Tool for safe problem solution.

Step2 (Automatic Clean up of Registry):- 3 Remove all Registry Entries added by Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 Ransomware

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How to Recover Encrypted files

Step:-4 The most important one is to recover the encrypted files.

However you can do it manually, if you have any backup or from previous versions of windows called shadow copies. If don’t have any of them then try recovering your important files from Advanced Stellar Windows Recovery Tool.

Click here to Download the Recover the encrypted files with Data Recovery tool

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Now Reboot the computer and run the scanner to detect any threat or suspicious program remaining inside. If you are not satisfied with the results and still see the issues, We recommend using the automatic Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 Ransomware Removal Tool for complete removal.

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Experts Guide To Prevent Future Attacks

The following steps will guide you to reduce the risk of infection further.

  • Scan all files with an Internet Security solution before transferring them to your system.
  • Only transfer files from a well known source.
  • Always read carefully the End User License agreement at Install time and cancel if other “programs” are being installed as part of the desired program.
  • When visiting a website, type the address directly into the browser rather than following a link.
  • Do not provide personal information to any unsolicited requests for information.
  • Don’t open attachments or click on Web links sent by someone you don’t know.
  • Keep web browser up to date and computer is configured securely.

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Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 Ransomware Overview

Technical Details of Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 Ransomware

Automatic Wana Decrypt0r 2.0 Ransomware Removal solution

Recover Encrypted Files


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