Cypher Ransomware is the perilous file-encoder infection that can be identified under ransomware family. It is mainly created by cyber criminals with main motive to make illegal benefit from infected users. Once it enters, it will scan the whole system and encrypt your various file or data and demand ransom for its decryption key. It uses the combination of symmetric and asymmetric encryption algorithm to encrypt the file and append the file name as .cypher extension. After encryption, it will create a ransom note named as README_.txt and placed it in each folder containing encrypted files or display on the computer screen. According to the ransom note, it contains a short message about encrypted files or payment method to buy decryption key.
Cyber criminals behind Cypher Ransomware demand ransom in the form of Bitcoins and encourage users to buy it from designated wallet address. The cost of the decryption key is 1 Bitcoins which is currently equivalent to 11000 USD. The decryption key is stored on the server of cyber criminals. They can also warn the users that if you not make payment in the given time and want to remove this virus then you will lose your file permanently. Some of the users get scarred after getting this warning message and they will agree to make payment. Once you make payment, you also support their malicious business. Through this file encrypting virus, cyber criminals monitor your internet activities and steal your privacy for misuse.
Cypher Ransomware is mainly penetrated via spam email attachments, via exploit kits, p2p file sharing, clicking on malicious ads, freeware and shareware downloads, visiting suspicious sites like porn and torrent sites and much more. After penetration, Cypher Ransomware makes new registry entries in Window Registry to achieve high level persistence that can allow other malware infection in the system. It can also block Window Firewall and other security tools to hide in the system for a long time. It is hardly advised that never make any type of payment to the cyber criminals and never want to contact with them. It is not sure that you will successfully receive decryption key after making payment. Therefore, it is highly suggested you to remove Cypher Ransomware from the PC as quickly as possible.
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