Keep Your PC Safe from RabboLock Ransomware Virus,Malware and Ransomware
RabboLock Ransomware is another encryption threat which locks file and make them inaccessible. Report suggest that the ransomware especially targets those computer which are using Windows OS. It is also a product of Hidden tear project which was released in year 2015. Similar to other file encrypting threat it also encode files and then demand ransom from victim. Its infection report suggest that it has mostly attacked the computer located in Denmark. In order to execute its purpose the ransomware invade PC silently and start encrypting files stored on it. To encode the files it use a complex encryption algorithm which make the file completely inaccessible.
More information about RabboLock Ransomware
RabboLock Ransomware is designed to encrypt large number of files and it can also encrypt files of removable device connected with the infected system. After encrypting the files mark them by adding unique extension which read as .R4bb0l0ck. The encrypted file become inaccessible and look as a blank icon in Windows explorer. Then it drop a ransom note which is written in Danish language. The ransom note want the victim to pay 5000 Danish Krones ($750 USD) for the decryption key. It also provide site from which victim can do the payment.
Dealing with RabboLock Ransomware
However the encrypted file cannot be accessed with decryption key but it is still suggested to not pay the ransom. You don't know whether you the criminals will give you the decryption key or not. Paying the ransom means encouraging criminals for what they do. This is the reason why it is recommended to create backup of important files. If you have backup then you can easily restore the files without paying anything. You can also recover your data using shadow volume copies but only if the ransomware has not deleted it. It is suggested to remove RabboLock Ransomware before you restore the files otherwise it again encrypt them.