What Is George Carlin Ransomware - Remove It

What Is George Carlin Ransomware – Remove It

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What is George Carlin ransomware? What does the George Carlin virus do? Can files encrypted by George Carlin ransomware be recovered?

George Carlin ransomware is a variant of the Razy ransomware family. It encrypts files making them inaccessible, without placing an extension to them. All encrypted files will become locked. George Carlin ransomware does not seem to be a wiper. The cryptovirus does not seem to drop a ransom note, which usually gives instructions to victims on how they can allegedly restore their data. Thus, it seems that there is no way to recover data, unless if some data recovery program is used.

Threat Summary

NameGeorge Carlin
Short DescriptionThe cryptovirus encrypts files on your computer system.
SymptomsThe George Carlin ransomware will encrypt your files without placing an extension, along with placing a desktop wallpaper of George Carlin.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments
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George Carlin Ransomware – How Did It Infect My PC and Can I Recover My Files?

George Carlin ransomware might spread its infection via a payload dropper, which initiates the malicious script for this ransomware. The virus 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. Read the tips for ransomware prevention from our forum.

George Carlin cryptovirus or otherwise known as the George Carlin ransomware is a virus that encrypts your files and shows a note. This is the image that the ransomware places on the Desktop background of an infected computer:

george carlin virus note

The message of that image with George Carlin says the following:

“Forget the politicians. The politicians are put there to give you the idea that you have freedom of choice. You don’t. You have no choice. You have owners. They own you. They own everything. They own all the important land. They own, and control the corporations. They’ve long since bought, and paid for the Senate, the Congress, the state houses, the city halls, they got the judges in their back pockets and they own all the big media companies, so they control just about all of the news and information you get to hear. They got you by the balls. They spend billions of dollars every year lobbying. Lobbying, to get what they want.

Well, we know what they want. They want more for themselves and less for everybody else, but I’ll tell you what they don’t want. They don’t want a population of citizens capable of critical thinking. They don’t want well informed, well educated people capable of critical thinking. They’re not interested in that. That doesn’t help them. That’s against their interests. That’s right. They don’t want people who are smart enough to sit around a kitchen table and think about how badly they’re getting flicked by a system that threw them overboard 30 fuckin’ years ago. They don’t want that.

You know what they want? They want obedient workers. Obedient workers, people who are just smart enough to run the machines and do the paperwork. And just dumb enough to passively accept all these increasingly shinier jobs with the lower pay, the longer hours, the reduced benefits, the end of overtime and vanishing pension that disappears the minute you go to collect it, and now they’re coining for your Social Security money. They want your fuckin’ retirement money. They want it back so they can give it to their criminal friends on Wall Street, and you know something? They’ll get it. They’ll get it all from you sooner or later cause they own this fuckin’ place. It’s a big club and you ain’t in it. You and I are not in The big club. By the way, it’s the same big club they use to beat you over the head with all day long when they tell you what to believe. All day long beating you over the head with their media telling you what to believe, what to think and what to buy.

The table has tilted, folks. The game is rigged. And nobody seems to notice. Nobody seems to care. Good honest hard-working people – white collar, blue collar, it doesn’t matter what color shirt you have on. Good honest hard-working people continue – these are people of modest means – Continue to elect these rich cocksuckers who don’t give a fuck about you. They don’t give a fuck about you. They don’t give a fuck about you. They don’t care about you at all. At all. At all. And nobody seems to notice. Nobody seems to care.

That’s what the owners count on. The fact that Americans will probably remain willfully ignorant of the big red, white and blue dick that’s being jammed up their assholes every day, because the owners of this country know the truth: It’s called the American Dream because you have to be asleep to believe it.”

-George Carlin (May 12, 1937 – June 22, 2008)

As seen from the message above, it is a quote from Carlin and there is no mention about victims writing to an email, contacting the cybercriminals or paying for the alleged recovery of their data.

George Carlin ransomware could make entries in the Windows Registry to achieve persistence, and could launch or repress processes in a Windows system. All encrypted files will be inaccessible – be it audio, video, image, database files as well as documents, backups and banking-related ones.

The George Carlin ransomware could be 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

If your computer device was infected with this ransomware and your files are locked, read on through to find out some ways in which, potentially, you might restore your files back to their normal operational state and remove the cryptovirus.

Remove George Carlin Cryptovirus

If your computer got infected with the George Carlin ransomware 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.

Tsetso Mihailov

Tsetso Mihailov

Tsetso Mihailov is a tech-geek and loves everything that is tech-related, while observing the latest news surrounding technologies. He has worked in IT before, as a system administrator and a computer repair technician. Dealing with malware since his teens, he is determined to spread word about the latest threats revolving around computer security.

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