Like other virus ransom is also a similar kind of malware. Its ask for ransom and this is the reason behind its name. It’s not let you access in the files of your computer and ask for ransom or it threat to delete this.
This ransom virus is also known as ransomware. Its infiltrates your computer and stop you to access you all of your file and also give you a deadline to pay a ransom amount to get back all of your data. If you have all of your data on a backup system then its easy to remove it but if you don’t have any backup then you must be at risk of losing your data.
It’s always not easy to detected that you are infected by this virus unless its hostage your data. You can only detect by keeping an eye on your hard drive activity.
If you ever feel like you losing your space too much faster then you should look inside. For encrypting all of your files this virus create a duplicate of then and this files over all the spaces in a faster way.
The most effective way to get rid of this is to use antivirus. If you already have a antivirus in your device then you are also at a very lower risk of infected by this. This virus mostly infect windows but it can also happen to you on your mac also. So don’t think that it will not infect you if you are using mac.
If you infected by this or even suspect it then scan it with your antivirus software or app. If this app detect this then remove those virus using your antivirus. In most of the cases antivirus takes lots of the time to remove it and this part is also depend on the speed of your device.
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