This article will help you remove InfinityShadow ransomware absolutely. Follow the ransomware removal instructions given at the bottom.
InfinityShadow is a ransomware virus that encrypts your files with AES encryption. The InfinityShadow virus displays a ransom note inside a file called Important_Read_Me.txt. The file is filled with instructions about paying a ransom for supposedly getting your files back. Keep reading below to see how you could try to potentially restore some of your files.
|Short Description||The ransomware encrypts files on your computer and displays a ransom message afterward.|
|Symptoms||The ransomware will encrypt your files and put up a ransom note inside a text file called Important_Read_Me.txt.|
|Distribution Method||Spam Emails, Email Attachments|
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InfinityShadow Ransomware – Spread
InfinityShadow ransomware could spread its infection with various methods. A payload dropper which initiates the malicious script for this ransomware is being spread around the World Wide Web, 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 system will become infected. You can see the detections of such a file on the VirusTotal service right here:
InfinityShadow 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 our forums.
InfinityShadow Ransomware – Overview
InfinityShadow is a virus that encrypts your files and extorts you to pay a ransom to allegedly get them back to normal. You are given a number of contact details, but you shouldn’t proceed with reaching out the cybercriminals as they will ask you for payment. The ransomware is also known by the name of JezRoz ransomware (named after the extension it places) and The Last Ransomware (named after one of its payload files that bears the name “The_Last.exe”).
InfinityShadow 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 is inside a file called Important_Read_Me.txt which can be previewed right down here, from the screenshot:
The note reads the following:
What happened to my computer?
All of your personal files, such as documents, photos, videos, databases and files that you need, have been removed from your secure cryptography.
You need to pay for your personal files to be decrypted.
Maybe you’re looking for a way out of the internet to reopen your files. We will endow you no one but us able to reopen your encrypted files!
So what should I do now?
All you need to do is pay the amount requested to our Bitcoin account and then send the personal identification key to our email address.
Why should I trust you?
We are not dishonest users and guarantee the return of all your missing files. To do this, you can decode 2 of your files by sending us free of charge.
After this message, you have only 7 days to pay the requested amount of time. After that time, your key will be deleted from our server and you will not be able to access any of your files even if the requested amount is paid and remember any attempts to manipulate your encrypted files by the program.
Miscellaneous or other people may cause the file to be lost.
Pament : 260$
Email : InfinityShadow@Protonmail.com
BitCoin Address : 18vsVuzW7oQLQX2u6UmGw9SzhmGntbEQoJ
The note of the InfinityShadow ransomware states that your files are encrypted. You are demanded to contact the following e-mail to supposedly recover your files:
Some people have dubbed the ransomware after the name of that e-mail address.
The ransom sum that you are supposed to pay is 260 US dollars demanded to be paid in the Bitcoin currency. However, you should NOT under any circumstances pay anything. Your files may not get restored, and nobody could give you a guarantee for that. Furthermore, giving money to cybercriminals will likely motivate them to create more ransomware viruses and make them prone to commit similar cybercrimes.
InfinityShadow Ransomware – Encryption
The encryption process of the InfinityShadow ransomware is utilized with the help of the AES encryption algorithm or at least that is stated inside the ransom note. It will encrypt your files while placing the .JezRoz extension to all locked files.
The targeted extensions of files which are sought to get encrypted are currently unknown and if a list is discovered, it will be posted here as the article gets updated. The files used most by users and which are probably encrypted are from the following categories:
- Document files
- Audio files
- Video files
- Image files
- Backup files
- Banking credentials and data
The InfinityShadow 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, the encryption process will become more efficient. That is due to the fact that the command will eliminate 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 recover your files.
Remove InfinityShadow Ransomware and Restore .JezRoz Files
If your computer got infected with the InfinityShadow 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.