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Decrypt Files Encrypted by Crypt888 (Mircop) Ransomware

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decrypted-crypt888-ransomware-sensorstechforumAlso known as Mircop ransomware, Crypt888 has recently been released with a newly updated version that pretends to be another notorious ransomware virus – Petya. The crypto-malware is very specific when it comes to file encryption, using the “lock” string in the hex code to identify itself. The ransomware also has the capability of stealing credentials such as login details on widely used web browsers, like Mozilla Firefox, Chrome, Opera, Skype, etc. The ransomware virus targets primarily folders that are often used by users and encrypts all widely used file types. All users who have become victims of the virus should know that recently, AVG security researchers have released a decryption tool for the malware which gives the opportunity to restore your files for free.

Crypt888 Ransomware More About The Threat

In it’s first version, the ransomware used a Guy Fawkes theme, featuring the mask in it’s ransom note which it later on sets as a wallpaper. The virus also demands the insane amount of BitCoin payoff of 48.48 BTC which equals to approximately 30 000 US dollars.

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Since October the 11th researchers have discovered a modified version of this virus that aims to resemble another notorious virus – Petya ransomware to induce fear into users:

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This variant demands the approximate sum of 0.8 BTC as a ransom payoff. There were many other “faces” of Crypt888 ransomware, such as an Italian, a Czech and a “Business Card” variant. All of these suggest to the fact that the virus may be uploaded for sale in the markets of the deep web.

Thankfully a handful of researchers at AVG have developed a decryptor allowing you to decrypt your files for free so If you still have the enciphered files, now is the time to decode them. Below, we have prepared instructions that will help you remove Mircop (Crypt888) and after this safely decrypt your files for free. Let’s begin!

Crypt888 Removal Instructions

To remove Crypt888, please guide yourself by following the removal instructions below. In case you are having difficulties in following the manual instructions we strongly advise you to use an anti-malware program that will assist in the detection of all the files and registry entries associated with Crypt888 automatically and swiftly.

Note! Your computer system may be affected by Crypt888 and other threats.
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To remove Crypt888 follow these steps:

1. Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Crypt888 files and objects
2. Find files created by Crypt888 on your PC

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3. Scan for malware and unwanted programs with SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool
4. Try to Restore files encrypted by Crypt888

Ventsislav Krastev

Ventsislav has been covering the latest malware, software and newest tech developments at SensorsTechForum for 3 years now. He started out as a network administrator. Having graduated Marketing as well, Ventsislav also has passion for discovery of new shifts and innovations in cybersecurity that become game changers. After studying Value Chain Management and then Network Administration, he found his passion within cybersecrurity and is a strong believer in basic education of every user towards online safety.

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