Remove Dangerous Ransomware - Restore .Wtf Files

Remove Dangerous Ransomware – Restore .Wtf Files

This article will aid you to remove Dangerous ransomware fully. Follow the ransomware removal instructions given below in the article.

Dangerous is a ransomware virus that will encrypt your files if it gets in your PC. The .Wtf extension is appended to all encrypted files. Dangerous virus is a variant of the Losers ransomware, and displays a ransom note message named HOWTODECRYPTFILES.html, similar to its predecessor. You are demanded to pay 500 US dollars in the Bitcoin cryptocurrency as a ransom to supposedly restore your files, but the price may also vary in cases. Read on and check below how you could try to potentially recover some of your files.

Threat Summary

TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionThe ransomware encrypts files on your computer and demands a ransom sum of 500 US dollars to be paid in the Bitcoin cryptocurrency (although the price may vary for others).
SymptomsThe ransomware will encrypt your files, while placing the .Wtf extension to them, and also put up a ransom note called HOWTODECRYPTFILES.html similar to its previous variant.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments
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Dangerous Ransomware – Infection

Dangerous ransomware might spread its infection with various methods. A payload dropper which initiates the malicious script for this ransomware is being spread around the Internet, and researchers have gotten their hands on a malware sample. If that file lands on your computer system and you somehow execute it – your computer machine will become infected.

Dangerous ransomware 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. Refrain from opening files right after you have downloaded them. You should first scan them with a security tool, while also checking their size and signatures for anything that seems out of the ordinary. You should read the tips for preventing ransomware found in the forum section.

Dangerous Ransomware – Insight

Dangerous is a cryptovirus that encrypts your files and extorts you to pay a ransom to supposedly recover them. The virus calls itself Damage ransomware but that has been seen only in its code and not in the ransom note or elsewhere. The virus is a new variant of the Losers Ransomware. The extortionists want you to pay in Bitcoin for the alleged restoration of your files.

Dangerous ransomware might make entries in the Windows Registry to achieve persistence, and could launch or repress processes in a Windows environment. Such entries are typically designed in a way to launch the virus automatically with each start of the Windows Operating System.

That ransom note message is displayed after the encryption of your files is finished. It is inside a file named HOWTODECRYPTFILES.html and can be viewed from the following screenshot down here:

That ransom note message reads the following:

Damage Ransomware | Instructions

Dangerous Ransomware
To decrypt the files, you need to purchase special software Dangerous decryptor»
Restore the data, follow the instructions!
You can learn more / request
You can learn more/questions in the chat: (not need Tor) (not need Tor)
http://kuysqebjbttaxmq2.onion/ (need Tor)
You can learn more problem out bitmessage: BM-2cTFScArDZfPNYbefeDn1RJL44NkvuVPrU
If the resource is unavailable for a long time to install and use the terms of reference of the browser:
1. + Start the Internet browser
2. + Type or copy the address in the address bar of your browser and press key ENTER
3. + On the website you will be prompted to download the Tor browser, download and install it. To work.
4. + Connection, click “connect” (using English version)
5. + After connecting, open a normal window Tor-browser
6. + Type or copy the address http://kuysqebjbttaxmq2.onion/ in the address bar of Tor-browser and press key ENTER
7. + Wait for the download site
+ If you have any problems with installation or usage, please visit the video:

8. Your personal identification ID: 3007334360
© All rights reserved. Dangerous Ransomware 2017

The note of the Dangerous ransomware states that your files are encrypted. You are demanded to pay 500 US dollars in the Bitcoin cryptocurrency. However, you should NOT under any circumstances pay any ransom. Your files may not get recovered, and nobody could give you a guarantee for that. Moreover, giving money to cybercriminals will most likely motivate them to create more ransomware viruses or commit different criminal acts.

The payment page along with the chat hosted on the TOR network can both be seen from the image below:

Logging in with your personal identification ID on the box that pops up after loading the site, will reveal the chat window shown at the bottom of the above picture. The criminals do not make discounts and still want 500 US dollars to be paid as seen below:

Thus, there is no reason for you to even contact them, since they probably won’t decrease the price.

Dangerous Ransomware – Encryption

What is known for the encryption process of the Dangerous ransomware is that the cryptovirus places the .Wtf extension to all locked files, as a secondary extension. An example would be What is more, the encryption algorithm used by the virus is AES, although it is not confirmed by an official source.

The targeted extensions of files which are sought to get encrypted are currently unknown, unless it encrypts the same files as its previous variant, which encrypted .zip and .pdf files. In case a list of files which are locked is discovered, it will be posted here as an article update. The files used most by users and which are probably encrypted are from the following categories:

  • Audio files
  • Video files
  • Document files
  • Image files
  • Backup files
  • Banking credentials, etc

The Dangerous cryptovirus 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 the above-stated command is executed that will make the encryption process more efficient. That is due to the fact that the command eliminates one of the prominent ways to restore your data. 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 Dangerous Ransomware and Restore .Wtf Files

If your computer got infected with the Dangerous ransomware virus, 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.


Berta Bilbao

Berta is a dedicated malware researcher, dreaming for a more secure cyber space. Her fascination with IT security began a few years ago when a malware locked her out of her own computer.

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