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Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware – Removal Manual

rp_ransomware-file-encryption-150x150.jpgReports of a new ransomware have increased, going by the name of decipher@keemail.me since this is the sole piece of info that is published by the attacker(s). Users claim that this type of malware encrypted their files with a particular name that includes the upper mentioned contact address to possibly decrypt them. Such programs may situate various files in different locations on the PC that may monitor the user’s activities.

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Decipher@keemail.me – What Does It Do to Files?

Unlike other ransomware, such as CryptoWall 3.0 and Rector, this threat may encrypt user files of all formats (jpeg, doc, txt, avi, mp3) and is reported to not have any type of messages associated. Instead, users believe that it changes the filename to something, like “filename.xxx.xx-_decipher@keemail.me”. The only piece of information is the email address.

Usually, the files themselves are locked with a high level of encryption with open source algorithms. It is usually difficult to restore them manually, but it may not be impossible.

Ransomware attacks such as these may be conducted via several different methods, main of which might be:

-MITM(Man in The Middle) attacks.
-Spoof Emailing – Email, carrying a name of someone trustworthy to the user along with a malicious file, attached to it.
-Spam Emails
-Social Engineering

Even though these are the most widely distributed methods, Cyber Criminals continue to develop new ones and with time, become even smarter. Ransomware infections are mostly done in the form of targeted attacks. But this does not mean that you can`t get infected by simply opening a malicious file from an unknown third-party web page.

Once the user PC has been infected, the ransomware begins to deploy various files of different formats (.exe, .dll) in the system32, AppData and other critical File Explorer locations on Windows. They also may create values in the system registry, possibly with the purpose of granting attackers complete control over the user’s every move on this computer.

Usually, addresses such as this one are the attackers addresses, and they may provide further instructions on what actions to take to decrypt the files. It may involve a large sum of money in exchange for ‘decyphering’ their records. It is important to not follow any instructions and not obey to the cyber-criminals’ terms since there is no guarantee that your files may be restored this way.

How to Remove Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware?

Usually, removing a ransomware and decrypting the files manually involves a lot of headaches and an enormous amount of time invested. This is why experts advise to download and scan your computer with a professional anti-malware scanning program that will delete all traces of it from the computer and ensure the future safety of the PC information. Important, for Windows users, is to make sure you follow the step-by-step guide below to enable Windows File Defense feature, in case you lack it on your machine.

To insure yourself from future ransomware attacks, (For Windows Users), you should follow these steps to enable the Windows defense feature that can backup and restore your files to their previous state.

To fix your PC and protect it, you should:

1) Download individual anti-malware program, scan and remove the ransomware trojan from your PC.

2) Right-Click on My Computer and then click on Properties.

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3) Click on Advanced System Settings.

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4) Click on System Protection.

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5) Click on the hard drive partition that you want to protect.

6) Click on Configure and then click on ‘Turn On System Protection.’

7) Click on OK and you are ready

Now that you have system protection turned on, in case something happens with your files, you shall succeed in restoring them, using these steps:

1) Right-Click on the encrypted file then click Properties.

2) Click on ‘Previous Versions.’

3) You should see an earlier version of the file with a date on which the file was last modified.

4) Click on the file and then click on down right button that says ‘Restore.’

IMPORTANT:

In case your files were previously encrypted, the program may remain active on your computer. This is why it is highly recommended to scan the system with a special anti – malware removal tool to eradicate malicious objects.

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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 Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware from Windows.


Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware

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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 Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware 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 Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware 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 Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware 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 Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware 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 Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware.

Ransomware infections and Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware 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 Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware from Mac OS X.


Step 1: Uninstall Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware 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 Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware:

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 Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware. 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 Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware. 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 Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware 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 Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware. 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 Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware.

Ransomware infections and Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware 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.


Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware FAQ

What is Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware ransomware and how does it work?

Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware 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 Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware ransomware infect my computer?

Via several ways.Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware 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 Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware 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 .Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware files?

You can't. At this point the .Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware 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 .Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware files successfully, then do not despair, because this virus is still new.

One way to restore files, encrypted by Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware 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 ".Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware" files (Other Methods)?

Yes, sometimes files can be restored. We have suggested several file recovery methods that could work if you want to restore .Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware 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 Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware 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 Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware ransomware and then remove it without causing any additional harm to your important .Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware files.

Also, keep in mind that viruses like Decipher@keemail.me Ransomware 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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