.rdp Virus File (Paradise Ransomware) - How To Remove
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.rdp Virus File (Paradise Ransomware) – How To Remove

.rdp file extension is placed on all of your files? .rdp Virus File is also known as Paradise ransomware which locks files on a computer and demands money to be paid as a ransom for unlocking them.

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Paradise Ransomware (.rdp Virus File)

RDP usually stands for the legitimate Remote Desktop Protocol that has the same extension in any Windows operating system. The .rdp Virus File is trying to take leverage of that so it can hide its ransomware virus files in a way. The virus encrypts files by appending the .rdp extension to them and masks them as such files but the original content cannot be accessed. The Paradise ransomware drops a ransom note, which gives instructions to victims on how they can allegedly restore their data by paying a ransom fee.

Paradise Ransomware Virus

Paradise Ransomware will encrypt all types of files such as audio, video, pictures, backups, banking data and other personal user files found on a compromised computer system.

Threat Summary

NameRDP Virus (Paradise)
File Extension.rdp
Type Ransomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionThe ransomware encrypts files on your computer system and demands a ransom to be paid to allegedly recover them.
SymptomsThe Paradise ransomware will encrypt your files by appending the .rdp extension to them, along with a unique identification number placing the new .rdp extension as a secondary.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments
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.rdp Virus File – How Did It Infect My PC and What Happened?

.rdp Virus File might spread its infection via a payload dropper, which initiates the malicious script for this ransomware. A sample shared between malware researchers is present on the VirusTotal service. 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.

Paradise or better known as the .rdp Virus File is ransomware that encrypts your files and shows ransomware instructions inside a ransom note:

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Beside the instructions you can see in the above image, there is a note that states the following:

encrypted files ? write you country to
Paradiseconnect@protonmail.com or telegram
@helprestore

You should NOT under any circumstances pay any ransom sum.

The extortionists want you to pay a ransom for the alleged restoration of your files, same as with a lot of ransomware viruses. .rdp Virus File ransomware could make entries in the Windows Registry to achieve persistence, and could launch or repress processes in a Windows system. All encrypted will receive the .rdp extension alongside a random generated one. That extension will be placed as a secondary one to each file and look something like .rdp. Audio, video, image files as well as documents, backups and banking data can be encrypted by the ransomware.

The .rdp Virus File 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 how you could potentially restore your files back to normal.

Remove .rdp Virus File

If your computer got infected with the .rdp Virus File, 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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