Another Cyber Attack, RANSOMWARE | How To Remove ?
Ransomware does not destroy the victim machine/OS completely; it simply encrypts all the files stored on the machine and asks the user to pay money or ask to do some task. As soon as the user makes the payment/complete the task, all the files get decrypted. This Trojan generally targets Windows machines and prevent the user from using the machine, encrypt the files and/or stop certain apps from running. There are different types of ransomware. However, all of them will prevent you from using your PC .
How to remove Ransomware from an affected machine:
If your browser is effected and locked you try to unblock it by the following method,
Open task manager:
- Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc
- Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete
- Right-Click on an empty space on the taskbar and click Task manager or Start task manager