Moka Virus Ransomware (.moka File) - Remove (+Restore Data)
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Moka Virus Ransomware (.moka File) – Remove (+Restore Data)

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What are Moka Virus files? What is Moka Virus ransomware? How to remove Moka Virus and try to restore encrypted files?

Update October 2019. The Moka virus is a ransomware virus. Its main purpose is to encrypt documents, videos, images, archives and other important files on your computer, making them seem unable to be opened. Then, the virus drops a _readme.txt ransom note with instructions set by the cyber-criminals. This note asks you to pay a hefty ransom fee in order to get the crooks to send you decryption for the files. If your computer has been infected with Moka virus, then we suggest that you read this article.

Threat Summary

NameMoka Virus
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionA virus that is a STOP Ransomware variant. Aims to encrypt your files and extort you into paying ransom to get your files to work.
SymptomsFiles have the Moka Virus extension. A ransom note, called _readme.txt is also added.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments, Executable files
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Data Recovery ToolWindows Data Recovery by Stellar Phoenix Notice! This product scans your drive sectors to recover lost files and it may not recover 100% of the encrypted files, but only few of them, depending on the situation and whether or not you have reformatted your drive.

Moka Virus – How Did I Get It and What Does It Do?

Moka Virus is the name of a virus, whose main goal is to create multiple different types of files on your computer once infected it. It could cause an infection by being sent to your via e-mail where the infection file is pretending to be some sort of important attachment from the likes of an invoice or a receipt of some sort. Another method of infection is if Moka Virus is uploaded on software download or torrent download sites, where it patiently waits for you to mistake it for legitimate download.

When an infection with Moka Virus is commenced, it usually drops the virus file in the %AppData% folder, but other modules that are also malicious could be located in the following directories;

  • %Local%
  • %Temp%
  • %Roaming%
  • %LocalLow%
  • %Windows%

Once the Moka Virus is dropped on your computer, it may begin to perform the following actions:

  • Check if it has previously infected your computer.
  • Create mutexes.
  • Create a registry for autorun on startup in the Run and RunOnce sub-keys of Windows regedit.
  • Check and copy your IP and MAC address.
  • Obtain rights as an administrator.

In addition to this, the Moka Virus also drops its ransom note, called _readme.txt:

ATTENTION!

Don’t worry, you can return all your files!
All your files like photos, databases, documents and other important are encrypted with strongest encryption and unique key.
The only method of recovering files is to purchase decrypt tool and unique key for you.
This software will decrypt all your encrypted files.
What guarantees you have?
You can send one of your encrypted file from your PC and we decrypt it for free.
But we can decrypt only 1 file for free. File must not contain valuable information.
You can get and look video overview decrypt tool:

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Price of private key and decrypt software is $980.
Discount 50% available if you contact us first 72 hours, that’s price for you is $490.
Please note that you’ll never restore your data without payment.
Check your e-mail “Spam” or “Junk” folder if you don’t get answer more than 6 hours.
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To encrypt your files, the Moka Virus uses asymmetric decryption key that is very difficult to decrypt and hence fix the files. The main files that are attacked by Moka Virus are all often used and important files outside of system folders of Windows.

Whatever the note may say to you, be advised that paying the ransom is not advisable. The main reason for that is because by paying you could be putting your money and trust at the hands of the same people who got your files encrypted in the first place and they should not be trusted.

Remove Moka Virus and Try to Restore Files

Moka Virus can be removed if you follow the removal instructions underneath this article. They have been created with the main goal to help you remove Moka Virus step by step from your computer. Not only this, but you can also delete Moka Virus automatically in case you want to be sure its gone and your PC is protected in the future too. The best automatic removal solution is to download and run a scan now using an advanced malware scanner, that will ensure this virus and all of its related files and objects are gone permanently from your computer.

If you want to try and get your files to work again, we strongly recommend that you try the alternative methods for file recovery in the steps below. They may not come with a 100% effectiveness, but they can help you restore at least some of your files.

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Ventsislav Krastev

Ventsislav has been covering the latest malware, software and newest tech developments at SensorsTechForum for 3 years now. He started out as a network administrator. Having graduated Marketing as well, Ventsislav also has passion for discovery of new shifts and innovations in cybersecurity that become game changers. After studying Value Chain Management and then Network Administration, he found his passion within cybersecrurity and is a strong believer in basic education of every user towards online safety.

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