Ndarod ransomware is another variant that belongs to the STOP ransomware virus family. It’s main goal is the same as with any other cryptovirus out there – the virus aims to encrypt your files and hold them hostage until you pay a hefty ransom in order to get the files to work once again. Not only this, byt also the Ndarod ransomware drops a _readme.txt ransom note file, whose primary goal is to explain to victims how they can pay ransom and hence get their files to work. Read this article if you have become a victim of the Ndarod ransomware virus.
|Short Description||Aims to encrypt files on your computer and then ask you to pay ransom in order to get them to work again.|
|Symptoms||Files have the .ndarod file extension and cannot be opened. A ransom note file, called _readme.txt also appears.|
|Distribution Method||Spam Emails, Email Attachments, Executable files|
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.ndarod Files Virus – Update August 2019
The good news for all victims of STOP .ndarod ransomware is that the security researcher Michael Gillespie cracked the code of this variant and released an updated version of his STOP ransomware decrypter.
So the moment you remove all malicious files and objects from your infected system you can enter our data recovery guide where you will find a download link for the free .ndarod decryption tool and learn how to proceed with the decryption process.
Have in mind that the tool is designed to support specific offline IDs, so it may not be effective for all occasions of .ndarod ransomware infections.
.ndarod Virus – How Did I Get It and What Does It Do?
The primary method via which the .ndarod file virus can be spread is likely done via spammed e-mail messages, containing virus attachments embedded in them. The e-mail attachments that are embedded in those e-mails may pretend to be invoices, receipts, .PDF files, presentations, excel worksheets or any seemingly important documents for that matter. When you open them and click on “Enable Content” to enable Macros, infection with Ndarod may begin.
Another infection method by the Ndarod virus may include different forms of virus files that are uploaded online. These virus files may pretend that they are your average free download, such as a portable program, an installer, crack, patch or any other program for that matter. In reality, they may have the infection file of the Ndarod virus embedded or they could turn out to be the infection file themselves.
Either way, once you become a victim of Ndarod virus, the first thing you will notice is the ransom note of the virus, called _readme.txt. It has the following ransom instructions:
Don’t worry my friend, 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.
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In addition to this, the Ndarod virus also uses AES encryption on all important files, like:
- Audio files.
- Text files.
After the files are detected the Ndarod virus may encrypt them, adding the .ndarod file extension to them:
Remove Ndarod Virus and Restore .ndarod Files
In order to make sure that Ndarod virus is gone from your computer, we advise you to remove it, preferrably by following the step-by-step guide underneath. It has been created with the main idea to help you reove the Ndarod virus methodologically. Not only this, but also if you want to make sure that the Ndarod virus is fully gone from your computer, we do recommend that you download and run a scan of your computer, using an advance malware removal software. Such program’s main goal is to download and run a scan of your computer to remove all virus files and protect It automatically.
Not only this, but if you want to get the .ndarod files back to normal, you can try doing so by checking out the alternative file recovery methods below. They are no way 100% guarantee to recover all files, but with their aid you may be able to get back at least some of the data, until a free decryptor for Ndarod comes out.
How to Remove Ndarod Virus from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Ndarod Virus
Step 2: Uninstall Ndarod Virus 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 Ndarod Virus 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 Ndarod Virus there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Step 4: Scan for Ndarod Virus with SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool
Step 5 (Optional): Try to Restore Files Encrypted by Ndarod Virus.
Ransomware infections and Ndarod Virus aim to encrypt your files using an encryption algorithm which may be very difficult to decrypt. This is why we have suggested a data recovery method that may help you go around direct decryption and try to restore your files. Bear in mind that this method may not be 100% effective but may also help you a little or a lot in different situations.
If the above link does not work for you and your region, try the other two links below, that lead to the same product:
Get rid of Ndarod Virus from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Ndarod Virus 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 Ndarod Virus 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 Ndarod Virus files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as Ndarod Virus, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. Combo Cleaner offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Step 3 (Optional): Try to Restore Files Encrypted by Ndarod Virus on your Mac.
Ransomware for Mac Ndarod Virus aims to encode all your files using an encryption algorithm which may be very difficult to decode, unless you pay money. This is why we have suggested a data recovery method that may help you go around direct decryption and try to restore your files, but only in some cases. Bear in mind that this method may not be 100% effective but may also help you a little or a lot in different situations.