Dr. Fucker Ransomware Virus (Removal Steps and Protection Updates)

Learn all about the new malware threat Dr. Fucker Ransomware and how to remove active infections from your computers. Continue reading for more information.


Name
Dr. Fucker

File Extensions
.iloveworld

Ransom
1.7-27 Bitcoins

Solution #1
Dr. Fucker ransomware can be removed easily with the help of an anti-malware tool, a program that will clean your computer from the virus, remove any additional cyber-security threats, and protect you in the future.

Solution #2
Dr. Fucker ransomware can be removed manually, though it can be very hard for most home users. See the detailed tutorial below.

Distribution
Email Spam, exploit kits.

Dr. Fucker Ransomware Description

Dr. Fucker ransomware is a new malware threat that exhibits typical behavior patterns. Upon infection it searches for target user file name extensions and encrypts them with a strong cipher. The affected file names receive the .iloveworld file name extensions.

According to the preliminary security analysis this is a variant of the SamSam ransomware. Like its parent threat, the creators of the virus request a different ransom fee depending on the number of compromised hosts. For a single computer the price is 1.7 Bitcoins or 27 for the data restoration of a whole network of affected computers. The ransomware note is created in two versions according to the following formula:

  • PLEASE_READ_FOR_DECRYPT_FILES_.html

The num variable is the unique computer identifier, also known as the victim id. The contents of the ransomware note reads the following:

#What happened to your files?
All your files encrypted with RSA-2048 encryption, For more information search in Google “RSA Encryption.”
#How to recover files?
RSA is an asymmetric cryptographic algorithm; You need one key for encryption and one key for decryption.
So you need Private key to recover your files.
It’s not possible to recover your files without private key
#How to get private key?
You can get your private key in 3 easy step:
Step1: You must send us 1.7 BitCoin for each affected PC OR 29 BitCoins to receive ALL Private Keys for All affected PCs.
Step2: After you send us 1.7 BitCoin, Leave a comment on our Site with this detail: Just write Your “Host name” in your comment.
*Your Host name is: WIN-{Unique identification}
Step3: We will reply to your comment with a decryption software. You should run it on your affected PC, and all encrypted files will be recovered.
*Our Site Address: http://5hvtr4qvmq76zyfq.onion/alpinism
*Our BitCoin Address:1Ha4Y7QegJ2t577XK6inSUdCYAKKQC99sG
(If you send us 29 BitCoins For all PC’s, Leave a comment on our site with this detail: Just write “For all Affected Pc’s”in your comment)
(Also if you want to pay for “all affectec Pc’s” You can Pay 14 Bitcoins to receive half of keys(randomly) and after you verify it send 2nd half
How To Access To Our Site
For access to our site you mist install Tor browser and enter our site URL in your tor browser.
You can download tor browser from https://www.torproject.org/download/download.html.en
For more information, please search in Google “How to access onion sites”
# Test Decryption #
Check our site, You can upload two encrypted files, and we will decrypt your files as demo.
#Where to buy Bitcoin
We advice you to buy Bitcoin with Cash Deposit or WesternUnion From https://localbitcoins.com/ or
https://coincafe.com/buybitcoinwestern.php
Because they don’t need any verification and send your Bitcoin quickly.
#deadline
You just have 7 days to send us the BitCoin after 7 days we will remove your private keys and it’s impossible to recover your files

Dr. Fucker Ransomware Distribution

Dr. Fucker ransomware is spread mainly through spam email messages. The criminal developers of the malicious code infect the contents of the messages with links that lead to the binary files or attach it directly to the emails. Various social engineering tricks are used to lure the users into infecting themselves with the ransomware.

Other intusion methods of the Dr. Fucker ransomware include counterfeit software installers, infected applications, malicious ads, payload delivery Trojans and browser hijackers.

Dr. Fucker Ransomware Removal

For a faster solution, you can run a scan with an advanced malware removal tool and delete Dr. Fucker completely with a few mouse clicks.

STEP I: Start the PC in Safe Mode with Network
This will isolate all files and objects created by the ransomware so they will be removed efficiently.

    1) Hit WIN Key + R

Windows-key-plus-R-button-launch-Run-Box-in-Windows-illustrated

    2) A Run window will appear. In it, write “msconfig” and then press Enter
    3) A Configuration box shall appear. In it Choose the tab named “Boot
    4) Mark “Safe Boot” option and then go to “Network” under it to tick it too
    5) Apply -> OK

Or check our video guide – “How to start PC in Safe Mode with Networking

STEP II: Show Hidden Files

    1) Open My Computer/This PC
    2) Windows 7

      – Click on “Organize” button
      – Select “Folder and search options
      – Select the “View” tab
      – Go under “Hidden files and folders” and mark “Show hidden files and folders” option

    3) Windows 8/ 10

      – Open “View” tab
      – Mark “Hidden items” option

    show-hidden-files-win8-10

    4) Click “Apply” and then “OK” button

STEP III: Enter Windows Task Manager and Stop Malicious Processes

    1) Hit the following key combination: CTRL+SHIFT+ESC
    2) Get over to “Processes
    3) When you find suspicious process right click on it and select “Open File Location
    4) Go back to Task Manager and end the malicious process. Right click on it again and choose “End Process
    5) Next you should go folder where the malicious file is located and delete it

STEP IV: Remove Completely Dr. Fucker Ransomware Using SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool

Manual removal of Dr. Fucker requires being familiar with system files and registries. Removal of any important data can lead to permanent system damage. Prevent this troublesome effect – delete Dr. Fucker ransomware with SpyHunter malware removal tool.

SpyHunter anti-malware tool will diagnose all current threats on the computer. By purchasing the full version, you will be able to remove all malware threats instantly. Additional information about SpyHunter / Help to uninstall SpyHunter

STEP V: Repair Windows Registry

    1) Again type simultaneously the Windows Button + R key combination
    2) In the box, write “regedit”(without the inverted commas) and hit Enter
    3) Type the CTRL+F and then write the malicious name in the search type field to locate the malicious executable
    4) In case you have discovered registry keys and values related to the name, you should delete them, but be careful not to delete legitimate keys

Further help for Windows Registry repair

STEP VI: Recover Encrypted Files

    1) Use present backups
    2) Restore your personal files using File History

      – Hit WIN Key
      – Type “restore your files” in the search box
      – Select “Restore your files with File History
      – Choose a folder or type the name of the file in the search bar

    restore-your-personal-files-using-File-History-bestecuritysearch

      – Hit the “Restore” button

    3) Using System Restore Point

      – Hit WIN Key
      – Select “Open System Restore” and follow the steps

restore-files-using-system-restore-point

STEP VII: Preventive Security Measures

    1) Enable and properly configure your Firewall.
    2) Install and maintain reliable anti-malware software.
    3) Secure your web browser.
    4) Check regularly for available software updates and apply them.
    5) Disable macros in Office documents.
    6) Use strong passwords.
    7) Don’t open attachments or click on links unless you’re certain they’re safe.
    8) Backup regularly your data.

SpyHunter anti-malware tool will diagnose all current threats on the computer. By purchasing the full version, you will be able to remove all malware threats instantly. Additional information about SpyHunter / Help to uninstall SpyHunter

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Author : Martin Beltov

Martin graduated with a degree in Publishing from Sofia University. As a cyber security enthusiast he enjoys writing about the latest threats and mechanisms of intrusion.


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