New YourRansom Ransomware Virus (Removal Steps and Protection Updates)



Name
New YourRansom Ransomware

File Extensions
.gui

Ransom
Varies

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

Solution #2
New YourRansom Ransomware 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.

New YourRansom Ransomware Description

Malware researchers discovered a new YourRansom ransomware strain. This version is much more dangerous than its original form.

The initial security analysis shows that several advanced features have been added. The results show that the virus is capable of scanning for any installed or running debugging tools which are often employed in honeypots or testing environments. Indirectly this means that other stealth protection may have been added – they mask the infection in the presence of several types of security measures.

Other newly features include system information extraction and the monitoring for certain registry values and their modification.

Upon infection the new YourRansom ransomware is able to deliver other payloads, modify Windows files and communicate with the remote C&C servers.

We do not have detailed information about the encryption engine. According to the researchers the .gui extension is renamed to every affected file. We pressume that the virus targets the most commonly used data – videos, music, photos, documents, configuration files and etc.

A ransomware note titled “README.txt” is crafted on the User’s computer and the contents of it read the following:

Your files were crypted by RSA-4096. Contact me to unlock your files [email protected]

New YourRansom Ransomware Distribution

We suspect that the new YourRansom ransomware is delivered using the mainstream infection methods:

  • Email Spam Messages – Hackers use spam email messages that contain links that lead to the virus infections. In other cases the malware may be directly attached to the emails and use various social engineering tricks to try and lure the target into executing it.
  • Software Installers – Many viruses are bundled alongside with software installers that are found on hacked and malicious download sites and P2P networks. A popular infection strategy is to plant them in pirate versions of well-known applications, games, fixes, patches and etc.
  • Dangerous Redirects – A very popular strategy of distributing ransomware and other types of viruses is by linking to all types of dangerous redirects – browser hijackers, malicious ads and spam email comments on various sites.

New YourRansom Ransomware – How To Remove it and Prevent It From Coming Back

There are two ways of removal:

New YourRansom Ransomware Ransomware Removal

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

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

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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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