Ramachandra7@india.com is the full name of this crypto-virus. The name comes from the email that is left for contacting the makers of the virus. It can safely be called an XTBL ransomware because it is part of the Troldesh/Shade family of ransomware and encrypts files placing the .xtbl extension to them. After encryption, the virus puts files on your desktop and swaps your wallpaper too. All these changes point to instructions for contacting the extortionists. Only an email is left as a way to contact them and possibly negotiate a price for decryption. To remove the virus and see how you might restore your files, you should read the article in full.
|Short Description||The ransomware encrypts files with an extension ending in Ramachandra7@india.com.xtbl and leaves an email address as contacting the criminals to negotiate a price for decryption.|
|Symptoms||The ransomware will put a new image as your desktop background with instructions which lead to an email address as a contact.|
|Distribution Method||Spam Emails, Email Attachments, Executable Files|
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Ramachandra Virus – Delivery
The Ramachandra7@india.com virus possibly has a few ways of delivery. Targeted attacks or spam emails may be the most frequent ways of delivering the malware. A spam email like that consists of a short message with the notion that you have important files to look at from the attachments which come with the letter. Such an attachment might seem normal, but if you make the mistake of opening it, the file drops the payload for the ransomware which infects your PC. Beware of such scams while browsing the Web and looking over emails, especially if they have files attached.
Social media services and sites for file-sharing are two other ways of delivery for the Ramachandra7@india.com virus. The payload file containing a malicious script wrapped as an executable could be spread on the networks mentioned above, presented as something needed. The advice you should follow for preventing ransomware from infecting your computer is to avoid dubious emails, files, and links. Before opening files, check their size, signatures and possibly scan them with a security program. You can read about more tips for preventing ransomware infections in our forum.
Ramachandra Virus – Description
The Ramachandra7@india.com virus is an XTBL ransomware, part of the Shade/Troldesh ransomware family. This type of ransomware viruses is known to encrypt files and appending a long extension with the email used for contact and placing the .xtbl at the end. That is the reason why security researchers label it as an XTBL ransomware.
Thevirus bears the name of the email which its creator left as a contact detail – Ramachandra7@india.com.
The virus creates an executable file and probably a registry entry as well, to keep the executable perseverant and to start with every boot of Windows. The ransomware also makes at least two instruction files, which remain hidden until the encryption process is finished. Then, the virus will encrypt data found on your disk drives and external storage devices if you have any connected.
When the encryption completes, you will see your wallpaper changed, and the picture is on your desktop along with a text file. Both files have the name How to decrypt your files. The wallpaper looks like the following:
The text on that image reads:
Your files are encrypted
During the restoration, please mail
Note! Attempt self-recovery can destroy files
The .txt file looks like this:
The Ramachandra7@india.com virus has no set price for the decryption of your files, nor a deadline is set for payment. The ransomware just points to an email for contact in the instruction files.
Do NOT contact the people who created the Ramachandra7@india.com email address, trying to talk with them about decryption. You might not get your files back, and funding crooks will only support their criminal acts. As Ramachandra7@india.com is a variant from the Shade/Troldesh family of ransomware, a way exists which can help you recover your files. Kaspersky researchers have developed a decryptor tool, and you can see more information about it in the guide below this article.
The Ramachandra7@india.com ransomware encrypts lots of file types. The virus searches to encrypt files which have the following file extensions:
→.odc, .odm, .odp, .ods, .odt, .docm, .docx, .doc, .odb, .mp4, sql, .7z, .m4a, .rar, .wma, .gdb, .tax, .pkpass, .bc6, .bc7, .avi, .wmv, .csv, .d3dbsp, .zip, .sie, .sum, .ibank, .t13, .t12, .qdf, .bkp, .qic, .bkf, .sidn, .sidd, .mddata, .itl, .itdb, .icxs, .hvpl, .hplg, .hkdb, .mdbackup, .syncdb, .gho, .cas, .svg, .map, .wmo, .itm, .sb, .fos, .mov, .vdf, .ztmp, .sis, .sid, .ncf, .menu, .layout, .dmp, .blob, .esm, .vcf, .vtf, .dazip, .fpk, .mlx, .kf, .iwd, .vpk, .tor, .psk, .rim, .w3x, .fsh, .ntl, .arch00, .lvl, .snx, .cfr, .ff, .vpp_pc, .lrf, .m2, .mcmeta, .vfs0, .mpqge, .kdb, .db0, .dba, .rofl, .hkx, .bar, .upk, .das, .iwi, .litemod, .asset, .forge, .ltx, .bsa, .apk, .re4, .sav, .lbf, .slm, .bik, .epk, .rgss3a, .pak, .big, wallet, .wotreplay, .xxx, .desc, .py, .m3u, .flv, .js, .css, .rb, .png, .jpeg, .txt, .p7c, .p7b, .p12, .pfx, .pem, .crt, .cer, .der, .x3f, .srw, .pef, .ptx, .r3d, .rw2, .rwl, .raw, .raf, .orf, .nrw, .mrwref, .mef, .erf, .kdc, .dcr, .cr2, .crw, .bay, .sr2, .srf, .arw, .3fr, .dng, .jpe, .jpg, .cdr, .indd, .ai, .eps, .pdf, .pdd, .psd, .dbf, .mdf, .wb2, .rtf, .wpd, .dxg, .xf, .dwg, .pst, .accdb, .mdb, .pptm, .pptx, .ppt, .xlk, .xlsb, .xlsm, .xlsx, .xls, .wps
Encrypted files will all have the same extension appended to them – .id-[random eight symbols]-Ramachandra7@india.com.xtbl.
Afterward, the ransomware could some data to a remote location:
- Trojan ID
- Compromised computer ID
- Host name
- Email address used by the Trojan
- Number of encrypted document, archive, database, and image files
- Total number of encrypted files
The Ramachandra7@india.com ransomware probably deletes the Shadow Volume Copies from the Windows Operating System. Read below to learn how you may decrypt your files.
Remove Ramachandra Virus and Restore .xtbl Files
If your computer got infected with the Ramachandra7@india.com ransomware virus, you should have some experience in removing malware. You should get rid of this ransomware as fast as possible, before it can have the chance of spreading further and infect more PCs. You should remove the ransomware and follow the step-by-step instructions guide given below. To see ways that you can try to recover your data, see the step titled 3. Restore files encrypted by Ramachandra7@india.com.
- Guide 1: How to Remove Ramachandra7@india.com from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of Ramachandra7@india.com from Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove Ramachandra7@india.com from Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase Ramachandra7@india.com from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall Ramachandra7@india.com from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove Ramachandra7@india.com from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate Ramachandra7@india.com from Internet Explorer.
How to Remove Ramachandra7@india.com from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Ramachandra7@india.com
Step 2: Uninstall Ramachandra7@india.com 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 Ramachandra7@india.com 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 Ramachandra7@india.com there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of Ramachandra7@india.com from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Ramachandra7@india.com 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 Ramachandra7@india.com 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 Ramachandra7@india.com files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as Ramachandra7@india.com, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. SpyHunter for Mac offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove Ramachandra7@india.com from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase Ramachandra7@india.com from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall Ramachandra7@india.com from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove Ramachandra7@india.com from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the Ramachandra7@india.com will be removed.
Eliminate Ramachandra7@india.com from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.