Get rid of NazCrypt ransomware

Is this a severe infection

NazCrypt ransomware will encode your files, because it’s ransomware. It is a severe threat that may permanently stop you from accessing your data. Additionally, infecting a system is very easy, which is one of the reasons why file encrypting malicious program is thought to be highly damaging. If you recall opening a strange email attachment, clicking on some suspicious advert or downloading an application advertised on some shady page, that is how you likely picked up the infection. After it encrypts your files, it will ask you to pay a specific amount of money for a for a method to decrypt files. The sum you are asked to pay will possibly differ depending on the type of ransomware has contaminated your device, but should range from $50 to possibly thousands of dollars. Giving in is not suggested, no matter how minor the amount is. Trusting cyber crooks to keep their word and restore your data would be naive, as there’s nothing preventing them from just taking your money. If your data still remains encrypted after paying, it wouldn’t be that shocking. It would be wiser to take part of the requested money and invest it into backup, instead. You will find different backup options but we’re certain you will be able to find one that’s right for you. You may restore files from backup if you had it available prior to infection, after you delete NazCrypt ransomware. This isn’t the last time you’ll get contaminated with some kind of malicious program, so you need to prepare. In order to keep a system safe, one must always be on the lookout for possible malware, becoming informed about how to avoid them.

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File encrypting malware distribution ways

does not use complex methods to spread and typically sticks to sending out corrupted email attachments, compromised ads and infecting downloads. Only seldom does file encoding malicious program use methods that are more sophisticated.

Since ransomware might be obtained through email attachments, try and recall if you have recently downloaded something strange from an email. Once you open the infected attachment, the ransomware will be able to begin encrypting your data. It is not rare for those emails to cover money related topics, which is the topic people are likely to think is important, thus would not hesitate to open such an email. In addition to grammatical mistakes, if the sender, who should certainly know your name, uses greetings like Dear User/Customer/Member and firmly encourages you to open the attachment, it may be a sign that the email is not what it seems. Your name would be put into the email automatically if the sender was from a company whose email you should open. Don’t be shocked if you see big company names (Amazon, eBay, PayPal) be used, as that would make people trust the email much more. If you remember pressing on some dubious adverts or downloading files from suspicious sites, that is also how the infection might have managed to get in. If you were on a compromised site and clicked on an infected advert, it might have caused the file encrypting malicious program to download. Or you may have acquired the ransomware along with some file you downloaded from a questionable source. Never get anything, not software and not updates, from dubious sources, such as advertisements. Programs generally update automatically, but if manual update was necessary, a notification would be sent to you via the application itself.

What happened to your files?

Specialists regularly warn about how harmful ransomware could be, most importantly, its ability to permanently encode data. And it’s only a matter of minutes before your files are encrypted. You’ll notice that your files have an extension attached to them, which will help you figure out which ransomware you are dealing with. Ransomware typically uses strong encryption algorithms to encrypt files. A ransom note will then appear on your screen, or will be found in folders that have encoded files, and it should explain everything, or at least try to. It will tell you the sum you are expected to pay for a decryption tool, but buying it is not recommended. Paying doesn’t necessarily mean data decryption because there is nothing preventing crooks from just taking your money, leaving your files encrypted. The money you provide hackers with would also finance their future ransomware activity. The easy money is regularly attracting crooks to the business, which is thought to have made more than $1 billion in 2016. Like we mentioned above, a better investment would be backup, as copies of your files would always be accessible. And you would not be risking losing your files if this kind of infection hijacked your computer again. Just pay no mind to the requests and remove NazCrypt ransomware. If you become familiar with the distribution methods of this infection, you should be able to avoid them in the future.

NazCrypt ransomware removal

We warn you that you’ll need to acquire malicious program removal software if you want to fully get rid of the data encoding malicious program. If you try to manually remove NazCrypt ransomware, you may involuntarily end up harming your computer, so doing everything yourself is not advised. If you implement anti-malware software, everything would be done for you, and you would not unintentionally end up doing more harm. There should not be any problems with the process, as those types of tools are created to eliminate NazCrypt ransomware and similar infections. If you scroll down, you will find guidelines to assist you, if you are not certain about how to proceed. The program isn’t, however, capable of helping in data recovery, it will only erase the threat from your computer. In certain cases, however, the file encoding malware is decryptable, thus malware specialists can develop a free decryptor, so be on the look out for that.

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Learn how to remove NazCrypt ransomware from your computer

Step 1. Delete ransomware via anti-malware

a) Windows 7/Windows Vista/Windows XP

  1. Open Start menu.
  2. Shut down → Restart.
  3. Press F8 multiple times, until Advanced Boot Options load.
  4. Go down to Safe Mode with Networking. Press Enter. win7-safe-mode Get rid of NazCrypt ransomware
  5. Open your browser, and download trustworthy anti-malware software.
  6. Use it to remove the ransomware.

b) Windows 8/Windows 10

  1. Windows key → Power button.
  2. Hold the Shift button and select Restart. win8-restart Get rid of NazCrypt ransomware
  3. Troubleshoot → Advanced options. win8-option-restart Get rid of NazCrypt ransomware
  4. Select Startup settings and choose Enable Safe mode with Networking (or just Safe Mode). win8-startup Get rid of NazCrypt ransomware
  5. Press Restart.

Step 2. Delete ransomware using System Restore

a) Windows 7/Windows Vista/Windows XP

  1. Open Start menu.
  2. Shut down → Restart.
  3. Press F8 multiple times, until Advanced Boot Options load.
  4. Choose Safe Mode with Command Prompt. win7-safe-mode Get rid of NazCrypt ransomware
  5. Type in cd restore and press Enter.
  6. Type in rstrui.exe and press Enter. command-promt-restore Get rid of NazCrypt ransomware
  7. A system restore window will appear where you need to choose a restore point. Choose the one prior to infection and click Next. system-restore-list Get rid of NazCrypt ransomware
  8. Press Yes.

b) Windows 8/Windows 10

  1. Windows key → Power button.
  2. Hold the Shift button and select Restart. win8-restart Get rid of NazCrypt ransomware
  3. Troubleshoot → Advanced options. win8-option-restart Get rid of NazCrypt ransomware
  4. Select Command Prompt. win8-startup Get rid of NazCrypt ransomware
  5. Enter cd restore when the Command Prompt window appears. Press Enter.
  6. Type in rstrui.exe and press Enter. command-promt-restore Get rid of NazCrypt ransomware
  7. Select Next in the window that appears, and pick a restore point that dates back before the infection took place. system-restore-point Get rid of NazCrypt ransomware
  8. Press Next and then Yes. system-restore-list Get rid of NazCrypt ransomware

Step 3. Recover your data

You can try to recover files in a couple of different ways, and we will provide instructions to help you. However, these methods might not always work, thus the best way to ensure you can always recover your files is to have backup.

a) Method 1. Data Recovery Pro

  1. Use a trustworthy site to download the program, install and open it.
  2. Start a scan on your computer to see if you can recover files. data-recovery-pro-scan Get rid of NazCrypt ransomware
  3. If files are found, you can recover them. data-recovery-pro-scan-2 Get rid of NazCrypt ransomware

b) Method 2. Windows Previous Versions

If System Restore was enabled before your files were encrypted, you can recover them via Windows Previous Versions.
  1. Right-click on the file you want to recover.
  2. Select Properties, and go to Previous Versions. file-prev-version Get rid of NazCrypt ransomware
  3. Select the version from the list, press Restore.

c) Method 3. Shadow Explorer

If you are lucky, the ransomware did not delete the Shadow Copies of your files, which are made automatically by your computer in order to prevent data loss in case of a crash.
  1. Open your browser and access shadowexplorer.com to download Shadow Explorer.
  2. Once it is installed, open it.
  3. Select the disk with the encrypted files, choose a date, and if folders are available, select Export. shadowexplorer Get rid of NazCrypt ransomware

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