If your computer is blocked by CyberLocker Ransom Virus, don’t be scared and never pay the ransom. First you need to know this virus, and second to find a way remove it. This passage will help you learn the basic knowledge of the CyberLocker Ransom Virus and provides a method to remove it completely from your computer. If you have any question during the removal process, please contact Tee Support agents 24/7 online experts to get help.
CyberLocker Ransom Virus Description
CyberLocker is a new ransom virus that can block users’ computer and lock users’ files in the infected computer. Other scam virus such as DirtyDecrypt.exe, DirtyDefrag.exe or CryptoLocker in this ransom family have caused a great loss to users, however, as the newest version in its family, CyberLocker is more destructive than any other members of its family.
Once infected, users’ files including documents, videos and photos will be locked by CyberLocker ransom virus. Users will also get a warning message stating that the infected computer has been blocked because the work of the infected computer has been suspended on the grounds of the violation if the law of the United States of America. CyberLocker will list some law related to pornography, copyright or the use of unlicensed software that users may have been violated. It scares users that any attempt to unlock the computer by users will lead to the system damage and the loss of files. Users are allowed to pay the $300 ransom in 72 hours. Users’ IP address, provider and location are displayed to convince innocent users. Sometimes it can take control of the camera of the computer and takes pictures of the surroundings around the computer. Users are scared and don’t know what can they do to save their computer and files.
CyberLocker is a ransom virus in essence, so users can relax themselves. Once installed, it creates malicious files and registry entries to the computer so that the system is taken controlled. It also alerts the startup items to allow itself launching automatically when users boot their computer each time. It disables the anti-virus program to avoid being removed by the anti-virus programs. Users can do nothing since the computer is blocked and the anti-virus program is disabled. In this situation, manual removal method is worth trying.
Screen Shot of CyberLocker Ransom Virus
How Does CyberLocker Ransom Virus Come to My Computer?
CyberLocker ransom is usually bundled with programs on the Internet. It is installed when users download or update programs from the Internet. It also can be attached to the spam emails. Unsafe web sites such as pornographic ones may contain this kind of ransom virus. Therefore, users have to be very careful when browsing the Internet to avoid being infected with this notorious CyberLocker Ransom Virus.
Properties of CyberLocker Ransom Virus
- CyberLocker sneaks into the target computer;
- CyberLocker blocks the computer and locks users’ files;
- CyberLocker drops malicious files and registry entries to the infected computer;
- CyberLocker alerts the startup items to help itself be launched together with the computer booting;
- CyberLocker aims to ransom users’ money;
- CyberLocker scares users with fake warning message.
The properties listed above are the basics. If you want to know more about the virus, you are welcome to contact Tee Support agents 24/7 online experts to get your answers.
Guide to Get Rid of CyberLocker Ransom Virus – Removal Method
Step 1: Boot up the infected computer, press F8 at the very beginning, choose “Safe Mode with Networking” and press Enter to get in safe mode with networking.
Step 2: Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together and stop CyberLocker processes in the Windows Task Manager.
Step 3: Open Control Panel from Start menu and search for Folder Options. When Folder Options window opens, click on its View tab, tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then press OK.
Step 4: Search for all infected files and registry entries and remove them from your computer as follows:
%documents and settings%\ all users\application data\suspicious.exe %program files%\NPSWF32.dll %windows%\system32\drivers\ CyberLocker.sys %AppData%\result.db %CommonStartMenu%\Programs\.lnk %Desktop%\ Cyber Locker ransomware.lnk
Press Win+R and type “regedit” to the search bar, then click OK to open the Registry Editor window, and then remove the following registry keys:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\ Cyber Locker HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run |Regedit32 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\”Shell” = “[random].exe” HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\CustomizeSearch=[site address] HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\Search Bar=[site address] HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\InternetExplorer\LowRegistry\DontShowMeThisDialogAgain HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\[ Cyber Locker]
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