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.besub Files Virus – How to Remove It

What is .besub files virus? How did it infect your system? Is there a chance to restore .besub files? Our ransomware removal guide will help you understand the answers to all these questions.

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The so-called .besub files virus is data locker ransomware that corrupts computer systems, encrypts personal files and requires ransom payment for files recovery. Since it is designed to use a strong cipher algorithm that transforms the code of target files it leaves them out of order. To mark them the ransomware appends the extension .besub . At the end of the attack, .besub ransomware drops a ransom note file that contains instructions on how to pay the ransom for the decryption tool.

Threat Summary

Name .besub
Type Ransomware, Cryptovirus
Short Description A data locker ransomware that utilizes sophisticated cipher algorithm to encrypt valuable files, marks them with the .besub extension and attempts to extort a ransom payment.
Symptoms You cannot open files that have the extension .besub appended to their names. A ransom message attempts to blackmail you into transferring ransom fee to cybercriminals.
Distribution Method Spam Emails, Email Attachments
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.besub Files Virus – Decryptor Released (July 2019 Update)

In Juy 2019 a decryptor for the .besub files virus and its collected so far STOP ransomware offline ID’s. This means that it will work for some of the infections but not all of them. Furthermore there is no guarnatee that it will not corrupt the data. In all cases it is way of attempting to restore and recover the encrypted data.
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.besub Files Virus – What is It All About?

The name .besub files virus is given to a recently detected ransomware infection. Security researchers reported that the it is a strain of the infamous [wplinkpreview url=”https://sensorstechforum.com/remove-stop-ransomware/”] STOP ransomware. As a typical data locker ransomware .besub primarily aims to encrypt personal files and mark them with an extension of the same name.

For the purpose, the ransomware performs lots of malicious operations that disrupt system security, corrupt the settings of essential components and enable it to load its malicious files on every system start.

Currently, the exact methods of its distribution are not revealed. But the guesses are that hackers bet on some of the most popular ones. Examples of such are malspam, corrupted websites, freeware installers, fake software updates and malvertising.

As a preferred one is considered to be the malspam. Malspam or malicious spam emails that attempt to deliver malicious code on PCs is a spread technique that lets hackers target as many online users as possible. The malicious code is usually presented as an attached file or clickable URL address. To make you more prone to download the file or click the link, these emails may be set to pose as representatives of legitimate business and governmental services. In the event that you follow the instructions given in the text message, you will allow the ransomware payload to run on your device.

Once .besub files viurs is ready to start the data encryption stage it activates a built-in cipher module that is configured to run a scam of predefined types of files and encodes all them with the help of a highly sophisticated cipher algorithm such as AES or RSA. Here are the types of files that may be included in its target list:

  • Audio files
  • Video files
  • Document files
  • Image files
  • Backup files
  • Banking credentials, etc

Following encryption, all these files display the extension .besub at the end of their names. Due to all changes applied to their code, they remain inaccessible. As a result, .besub virus attempts to trick you into paying ransom to hackers. The extortion process is realized via ransom note file. This file may either force you to contact them at a given email address or instruct you how to purchase digital currency for the ransom fee.

Be advised to refrain from paying hackers the ransom as this action does not guarantee the recovery of .besub files. Since the code of their threat may be full of bugs, their decrypter may not be working.

Remove .besub Files Virus and Attempt to Restore Data

The so-called .besub files virus is a threat with highly complex code designed to corrupt both system settings and valuable data. So the only way to use your infected computer in a secure manner again is to remove .besub virus with all its malicious files and objects from the computer system. For the purpose, you could use our removal guide that reveals how to clean and secure your system step by step. You will also be presented with several alternative data recovery approaches that may be helpful in attempting to restore .besub files. We remind you to back up all encrypted files to an external drive before the recovery process.

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Attention! SensorsTechForum strongly recommends that all malware victims should look for assistance only by reputable sources. Many guides out there claim to offer free recovery and decryption for files encrypted by ransomware viruses. Be advised that some of them may only be after your money.

As a site that has been dedicated to providing free removal instructions for ransomware and malware since 2014, SensorsTechForum’s recommendation is to only pay attention to trustworthy sources.

How to recognize trustworthy sources:

  • Always check "About Us" web page.
  • Profile of the content creator.
  • Make sure that real people are behind the site and not fake names and profiles.
  • Verify Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter personal profiles.


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Windows Mac OS X

How to Remove .besub from Windows.


Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove .besub

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1. Hold Windows key() + R


2. The "Run" Window will appear. In it, type "msconfig" and click OK.


3. Go to the "Boot" tab. There select "Safe Boot" and then click "Apply" and "OK".
Tip: Make sure to reverse those changes by unticking Safe Boot after that, because your system will always boot in Safe Boot from now on.


4. When prompted, click on "Restart" to go into Safe Mode.


5. You can recognise Safe Mode by the words written on the corners of your screen.


Step 2: Uninstall .besub and related software from Windows

Here is a method in few easy steps that should be able to uninstall most programs. No matter if you are using Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista or XP, those steps will get the job done. Dragging the program or its folder to the recycle bin can be a very bad decision. If you do that, bits and pieces of the program are left behind, and that can lead to unstable work of your PC, errors with the file type associations and other unpleasant activities. The proper way to get a program off your computer is to Uninstall it. To do that:


1. Hold the Windows Logo Button and "R" on your keyboard. A Pop-up window will appear.


2. In the field type in "appwiz.cpl" and press ENTER.


3. This will open a window with all the programs installed on the PC. Select the program that you want to remove, and press "Uninstall"
Follow the instructions above and you will successfully uninstall most programs.


Step 3: Clean any registries, created by .besub on your computer.

The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce

You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by .besub there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:

1. Open the Run Window again, type "regedit" and click OK.


2. When you open it, you can freely navigate to the Run and RunOnce keys, whose locations are shown above.


3. You can remove the value of the virus by right-clicking on it and removing it.
Tip: To find a virus-created value, you can right-click on it and click "Modify" to see which file it is set to run. If this is the virus file location, remove the value.

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Before starting "Step 4", please boot back into Normal mode, in case you are currently in Safe Mode.
This will enable you to install and use SpyHunter 5 successfully.

Step 4: Scan for .besub with SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool

1. Click on the "Download" button to proceed to SpyHunter's download page.


It is recommended to run a scan before purchasing the full version of the software to make sure that the current version of the malware can be detected by SpyHunter. Click on the corresponding links to check SpyHunter's EULA, Privacy Policy and Threat Assessment Criteria.


2. After you have installed SpyHunter, wait for it to update automatically.

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3. After the update process has finished, click on the 'Malware/PC Scan' tab. A new window will appear. Click on 'Start Scan'.

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4. After SpyHunter has finished scanning your PC for any files of the associated threat and found them, you can try to get them removed automatically and permanently by clicking on the 'Next' button.

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If any threats have been removed, it is highly recommended to restart your PC.

Step 5 (Optional): Try to Restore Files Encrypted by .besub.

Ransomware infections and .besub aim to encrypt your files using an encryption algorithm which may be very difficult to decrypt. This is why we have suggested a data recovery method that may help you go around direct decryption and try to restore your files. Bear in mind that this method may not be 100% effective but may also help you a little or a lot in different situations.

1. Download the reccomended Data Recovery software by clicking on the link underneath:

Simply click on the link and on the website menus on top, choose Data Recovery - Data Recovery Wizard for Windows or Mac (depending on your OS), and then download and run the tool.


Windows Mac OS X

Get rid of .besub from Mac OS X.


Step 1: Uninstall .besub and remove related files and objects

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1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:


2. Find Activity Monitor and double-click it:


3. In the Activity Monitor look for any suspicious processes, belonging or related to .besub:

Tip: To quit a process completely, choose the “Force Quit” option.


4. Click on the "Go" button again, but this time select Applications. Another way is with the ⇧+⌘+A buttons.


5. In the Applications menu, look for any suspicious app or an app with a name, similar or identical to .besub. If you find it, right-click on the app and select “Move to Trash”.


6: Select Accounts, after which click on the Login Items preference. Your Mac will then show you a list of items that start automatically when you log in. Look for any suspicious apps identical or similar to .besub. Check the app you want to stop from running automatically and then select on the Minus (“-“) icon to hide it.


7: Remove any left-over files that might be related to this threat manually by following the sub-steps below:

  • Go to Finder.
  • In the search bar type the name of the app that you want to remove.
  • Above the search bar change the two drop down menus to “System Files” and “Are Included” so that you can see all of the files associated with the application you want to remove. Bear in mind that some of the files may not be related to the app so be very careful which files you delete.
  • If all of the files are related, hold the ⌘+A buttons to select them and then drive them to “Trash”.

In case you cannot remove .besub via Step 1 above:

In case you cannot find the virus files and objects in your Applications or other places we have shown above, you can manually look for them in the Libraries of your Mac. But before doing this, please read the disclaimer below:

Disclaimer! If you are about to tamper with Library files on Mac, be sure to know the name of the virus file, because if you delete the wrong file, it may cause irreversible damage to your MacOS. Continue on your own responsibility!

1: Click on "Go" and Then "Go to Folder" as shown underneath:

2: Type in "/Library/LauchAgents/" and click Ok:

3: Delete all of the virus files that have similar or the same name as .besub. If you believe there is no such file, do not delete anything.

You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:

→ ~/Library/LaunchAgents
/Library/LaunchDaemons

Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.


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Step 3 (Optional): Try to Restore Files Encrypted by .besub.

Ransomware infections and .besub aim to encrypt your files using an encryption algorithm which may be very difficult to decrypt. This is why we have suggested a data recovery method that may help you go around direct decryption and try to restore your files. Bear in mind that this method may not be 100% effective but may also help you a little or a lot in different situations.

1. Download the reccomended Data Recovery software by clicking on the link underneath:

Simply click on the link and on the website menus on top, choose Data Recovery - Data Recovery Wizard for Windows or Mac (depending on your OS), and then download and run the tool.


.besub FAQ

What is .besub ransomware and how does it work?

.besub is a ransomware infection - the malicious software that enters your computer silently and blocks either access to the computer itself or encrypt your files.

Many ransomware viruses use sophisticated encryption algorithm how to make your files inaccessible. The goal of ransomware infections is to demand that you pay a ransom payment to get access to your files back.

How does .besub ransomware infect my computer?

Via several ways..besub Ransomware infects computers by being sent via phishing e-mails, containing virus attachment.

This attachment is usually masked as an important document, like an invoice, bank document or even a plane ticket and it looks very convincing to users.

After you download and execute this attachment, a drive-by download occurs and your computer is infected with the ransomware virus.

Another way, you may become a victim of .besub is if you download a fake installer, crack or patch from a low reputation website or if you click on a virus link. Many users report getting a ransomware infection by downloading torrents.

How to open ..besub files?

You can't. At this point the ..besub files are encrypted. You can only open them once they are decrypted.

Decryptor did not decrypt my data. What now?

Do not panic and backup the files. If a decryptor did not decrypt your ..besub files successfully, then do not despair, because this virus is still new.

One way to restore files, encrypted by .besub ransomware is to use a decryptor for it. But since it's a new virus, advised that the decryption keys for it may not be out yet and available to the public. We will update this article and keep you posted as soon as this decryptor is released.

How Do I restore "..besub" files (Other Methods)?

Yes, sometimes files can be restored. We have suggested several file recovery methods that could work if you want to restore ..besub files.

These methods are in no way 100% guarantee that you will be able to get your files back. But if you have a backup, your chances of success are much greater.

How do I get rid of .besub ransomware virus?

The safest way and the most efficient one for the removal of this ransomware infection is the use a professional anti malware software. It will scan for and locate .besub ransomware and then remove it without causing any additional harm to your important ..besub files.

Also, keep in mind that viruses like .besub ransomware also install Trojans and keyloggers that can steal your passwords and accounts. Scanning your computer with an anti-malware software will make sure that all of these virus components are removed and your computer is protected in the future.

What to Do If nothing works?

There is still a lot you can do. If none of the above methods seem to work for you, then try these methods:

  • Try to find a safe computer from where you can can login on your own line accounts like One Drive, iDrive, Google Drive and so on.
  • Try to contact your friends, relatives and other people so that they can check if they have some of your important photos or documents just in case you sent them.
  • Also, check if some of the files that were encrypted it can be re-downloaded from the web.
  • Another clever way to get back some of your files is to find another old computer, a flash drive or even a CD or a DVD where you may have saved your older documents. You might be surprised what will turn up.
  • You can also go to your email account to check if you can send any attachments to other people. Usually what is sent the email is saved on your account and you can re-download it. But most importantly, make sure that this is done from a safe computer and make sure to remove the virus first.

More tips you can find on our forums, where you can also asks any questions about your ransomware problem.

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