This article will help you to remove .Bush Files Virus ransomware fully. Follow the ransomware removal instructions given at the end.
.Bush Files Virus is a ransomware virus that encrypts your files, while also appends the .Bush extension to them. The .Bush Files Virus virus displays a ransom note message. The files are filled with instructions about paying a ransom in Bitcoin for supposedly recovering your data. Continue to read below to see how you could try to potentially restore some of your files.
|Name||.Bush Files Virus|
|Short Description||The ransomware encrypts files on your computer and displays a ransom message afterward.|
|Symptoms||The ransomware will encrypt your files and put up a ransom note inside a text file.|
|Distribution Method||Spam Emails, Email Attachments|
|Detection Tool|| See If Your System Has Been Affected by .Bush Files Virus |
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|User Experience||Join Our Forum to Discuss .Bush Files Virus.|
|Data Recovery Tool||Windows Data Recovery by Stellar Phoenix Notice! This product scans your drive sectors to recover lost files and it may not recover 100% of the encrypted files, but only few of them, depending on the situation and whether or not you have reformatted your drive.|
.Bush Files Virus – Infection
.Bush Files Virus ransomware could spread its infection with various methods. A payload dropper which initiates the malicious script for this ransomware is being spread around the World Wide Web, and researchers have gotten their hands on a malware sample. If that file lands on your computer system and you somehow execute it – your computer system will become infected.
.Bush Files Virus ransomware might also distribute its payload file on social media and file-sharing services. Freeware which is found on the Web can be presented as helpful also be hiding the malicious script for the cryptovirus. Refrain from opening files right after you have downloaded them. You should first scan them with a security tool, while also checking their size and signatures for anything that seems out of the ordinary. You should read the tips for preventing ransomware found in the forum section.
.Bush Files Virus – Detailed Description
.Bush Files Virus is a virus that encrypts your files and extorts you to pay a ransom to supposedly recover them. The extortionists want you to pay in Bitcoin for the possible restoration of your files. Malware researchers think that it is a variant of the GlobeImposter ransomware virus.
.Bush Files Virus ransomware might make entries in the Windows Registry to achieve persistence, and could launch or repress processes in a Windows environment. Such entries are typically designed in a way to launch the virus automatically with each start of the Windows Operating System.
The email given by the malware developers for contact:
There can be a few similar variants of the ransom note message. One of them can be viewed from down here, in the following screenshot:
The note reads the following:
All your files have been encrypted!
Your personal ID
All your files have been encrypted due to a security problem with your PC.
If you want to restore them, write us to the e-mail: George_Bush@derpymail.org
How to obtain Bitcoins
The easiest way to buy bitcoins is LocalBitcoins site. You have to register, click ‘Buy bitcoins’, and select the seller by payment method and price.
Also you can find other places to buy Bitcoins and beginners guide here:
Free decryption as guarantee
Before paying you can send to us up to 1 files for free decryption.Please note that files must NOT contain valuable information and their total size must be less than 5Mb
Do not rename encrypted files.
Do not try to decrypt your data using third party software, it may cause permanent data loss.
Decryption of your files with the help of third parties may cause increased price(they add their fee to our) or you can become a victim of a scam.
The note of the .Bush Files Virus ransomware states that your files are encrypted. You are demanded to pay in the Bitcoin cryptocurrency. However, you should NOT under any circumstances pay any ransom sum. Your files may not get restored, and nobody could guarantee that. Moreover, giving money to cybercriminals will likely motivate them to create more ransomware viruses or do other criminal activities.
.Bush Files Virus – Encryption Process
The encryption process of the .Bush Files Virus ransomware is utilized with the help of the AES encryption algorithm or at least that is stated inside the ransom note. It will encrypt your files while placing the .Bush extension to all locked files.
The targeted extensions of files which are sought to get encrypted are currently unknown and if a list is discovered, it will be posted here as the article gets updated. The files used most by users and which are probably encrypted are from the following categories:
- Document files
- Audio files
- Video files
- Image files
- Backup files
- Banking credentials and data
The .Bush Files Virus cryptovirus is set to erase all the Shadow Volume Copies from the Windows operating system with the help of the following command:
→vssadmin.exe delete shadows /all /Quiet
The above-stated command is executed and that makes the encryption process more efficient. That is due to the fact that the command eliminates one of the prominent ways to restore your data. If your computer device was infected with this ransomware and your files are locked, read on through to find out how you could potentially recover your files.
Remove .Bush Files Virus and Restore Data
If your computer got infected with the .Bush Files Virus ransomware virus, you should have a bit of experience in removing malware. You should get rid of this ransomware as quickly as possible before it can have the chance to spread further and infect other computers. You should remove the ransomware and follow the step-by-step instructions guide provided below.
- Guide 1: How to Remove .Bush Files Virus from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of .Bush Files Virus from Mac OS X.
How to Remove .Bush Files Virus from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove .Bush Files Virus
Step 2: Uninstall .Bush Files Virus 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.
Step 3: Clean any registries, created by .Bush Files Virus on your computer.
The usually targeted registries of Windows machines are the following:
You can access them by opening the Windows registry editor and deleting any values, created by .Bush Files Virus there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Step 4: Scan for .Bush Files Virus with SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool
Step 5 (Optional): Try to Restore Files Encrypted by .Bush Files Virus.
Ransomware infections and .Bush Files Virus 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.
If the above link does not work for you and your region, try the other two links below, that lead to the same product:
Get rid of .Bush Files Virus from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall .Bush Files Virus and remove related files and objects
1. Hit the ⇧+⌘+U keys to open Utilities. Another way is to click on “Go” and then click “Utilities”, like the image below shows:
- 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 .Bush Files Virus 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:
You can repeat the same procedure with the following other Library directories:
Tip: ~ is there on purpose, because it leads to more LaunchAgents.
Step 2: Scan for and remove .Bush Files Virus files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as .Bush Files Virus, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. Combo Cleaner offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Step 3 (Optional): Try to Restore Files Encrypted by .Bush Files Virus on your Mac.
Ransomware for Mac .Bush Files Virus aims to encode all your files using an encryption algorithm which may be very difficult to decode, unless you pay money. This is why we have suggested a data recovery method that may help you go around direct decryption and try to restore your files, but only in some cases. Bear in mind that this method may not be 100% effective but may also help you a little or a lot in different situations.