Jew Crypt Ransomware Virus (Removal Steps and Protection Updates)

Computer security researchers identified a new virus known as the Jew Crypt ransomware, to learn all about it continue reading our comprehensive removal guide.


Name
Jew Crypt

File Extensions
Unknown

Ransom
0.1 Bitcoin

Solution #1
You can skip all steps and remove Jew Crypt with the help of an anti-malware tool.

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

Distribution
Spam Email Campaigns, malicious ads & etc.

Jew Crypt Ransomware Description

The Jew Crypt ransomware is a new malware that has just been discovered by malware researchers.

The initial security analysis shows that it has been created by a beginner programmer. As a result its encryption engine does not work and merely shows a ransomware note with the following contents:

YOUR FILES HAVE BEEN ENCRYPT

I have encrypted your files, and you wont be able to get them back unless you pay the 0.01 bitcoin ransomfee!
If you do not pay within a week then your files will be deleted and you wont be able to get them back!
As soon as you pay you should send an email to [email protected] with your transaction key and I will give you the decryption key within 2 workdays!

Jew Crypt Ransomware Distribution

Jew Crypt Ransomware is primarily distributed via spam email messages. They can either attach the payload directly or link it in the messag.

Other infection sources include infected software installers, malicious ads, browser hijackers and P2P networks.

Jew Crypt Ransomware – How To Remove it and Prevent It From Coming Back

There are two ways of removal:

Jew Crypt Ransomware Removal

For a faster solution, you can run a scan with an advanced malware removal tool and delete Jew Crypt 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 Jew Crypt Ransomware Using SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool

Manual removal of Jew Crypt requires being familiar with system files and registries. Removal of any important data can lead to permanent system damage. Prevent this troublesome effect – delete Jew Crypt 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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