Ransom/W32.Jigsaw.672256 Ransomware–Threat In Detail
Ransom/W32.Jigsaw.672256 is an awful ransomware threat that restricts users to access the files on the target PC and shows scary alerts. This ransomware could attack via spam mail attachments or could be downloaded along with other Trojan threats. Once downloaded, Ransom/W32.Jigsaw.672256 attacks your important files like PDF, MS office, videos, photos and other crucial data and encrypt them. And the victim is asked to pay the ransom in the form of bitcoins for accessing the files back. You may see your desktop background changed and a text file containing the ransom note and instructions to pay the money. Security Experts doesn’t recommend you pay the fine. There is no guarantee that paying the ransom will give you access to your files. Remove Ransom/W32.Jigsaw.672256 immediately.
|Description||Ransom/W32.Jigsaw.672256 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.|
|Detection Tool||Download the Detection tool– To confirm attack of Ransom/W32.Jigsaw.672256 Ransomware virus on your computer.|
Ransom/W32.Jigsaw.672256 Ransomware is distributed through spam mail attachment as a malicious script containing the payloads of the malware which if executed by the user could install the threat onto the computer system. Many cyber-criminals uses spam techniques to trick users by heading the mail as any invoice or shipment. Other sources might include visiting infected websites containing java script codes, exploit kits and spam bots. As you open the document or click the link, the payloads of Ransom/W32.Jigsaw.672256 Ransomware gets downloaded on the system and installed without any user’s permission. If the user open/execute this file on their device, then the virus gets installed and your PC will become infected with Ransom/W32.Jigsaw.672256 file-encrypting Ransomware threat.
More about Ransom/W32.Jigsaw.672256 Ransomware
Ransom/W32.Jigsaw.672256 Ransomware is a file-encrypting program that searches for important files on the victim’s PC and renders them non-accessible to users. And further ask users to pay the ransom to get the decryption key and unlock the files.
The ransomware changes the windows Registry entries to launch each time the window’s starts and takes up huge system resources to encrypt the files. Ransom/W32.Jigsaw.672256 Ransomware drops files after encrypting the files.
The files contains the ransom note and instructions for users on how to contact the authors of the ransomware and get their files back.
The ransom note by Ransom/W32.Jigsaw.672256 virus states that your documents has been encrypted and you need to pay a ransom in Bitcoins to get back your files. The ransom demands varies for the user and the victims should contact with the provided email address as soon as possible.
List of file extension encrypted
→.txt, .doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .pdf, .pps, .ppt, .pptx, .odt, .gif, .jpg, .png, .db, .csv, .sql, .mdb.sln.php, .asp, .aspx, .html, .xml, .psd, .frm, .myd, .myi, .dbf, .mp3, .mp4, .avi, .mov, .mpg, .rm, .wmv, .m4a, .mpa, .wav, .sav, .gam, .log, .ged, .msg, .myo, .tax, .ynab, .ifx, .ofx, .qfx, .qif, .qdf, .tax2013, .tax2014, .tax2015, .box, .ncf, .nsf, .ntf, .lwp, .crt, .csr, .flv, .key, .mdb, .mkv, .mpeg, .pem, .pptm, .sqlite3, .sqlitedb, .tif, .wma, .xlm, .xlsm, .xltm
Ransom/W32.Jigsaw.672256 Ransomware uses AES encryption algorithm to encrypt data and appends random extensions to it. The crypto-malware ensures that the user could be able to recover the files from shadow volume copies, so it deletes the files by executing the command
→vsRansom/W32.Jigsaw.672256min.exe delete shadows /all /Quiet