Remove Satan’s Doom Crypter 2 Virus - Restore .Locked Files

Remove Satan’s Doom Crypter 2 Virus – Restore .Locked Files


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This article will aid you remove Satan’s Doom Crypter 2 ransomware fully. Follow the ransomware removal instructions at the end.

Satan’s Doom Crypter 2 is the name of a ransomware cryptovirus. The ransomware is a variant of HiddenTear and is written to append the extension .locked to all encrypted files. AES is used as the encryption algorithm. The Satan’s Doom Crypter 2 virus will encrypt your files if your computer gets infected. Continue to read below to see how you could try to potentially restore some of your files.

Threat Summary

NameSatan’s Doom Crypter 2
Short DescriptionThe ransomware encrypts files on your computer and displays a ransom message afterward.
SymptomsThe ransomware will encrypt your files and put the extension .locked to them after it finishes its encryption process.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments
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Satan’s Doom Crypter 2 Virus – Infection

Satan’s Doom Crypter 2 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:

Satan’s Doom Crypter 2 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.

Satan’s Doom Crypter 2 Virus – Details

Satan’s Doom Crypter 2 is a virus that encrypts your files and extorts you to pay a ransom to get them decrypted. Malware researchers have discovered that it is a variant of the HiddenTear open-source project. The ransom payment is demanded in BitCoin.

Satan’s Doom Crypter 2 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 message is saved inside a file called READ_IT.txt and reads the following:

Your personal files have been securely encrypted with a advanced military algorithm. Send us BTC to get decryption code. YOUR UNIQUE UNLOCK ID: [email protected]
After that, you’ll be able to see your beloved files again.

The virus will also display the following GUI with ransomware instructions in a window screen with the title “Satan’s Doom Crypter 2” on top and can be viewed from the below screenshot:

The instructions state the following:

Satan’s Doom Crypter 2

< What happened to My Computer? >

All your files has been encrypted with advanced military encryption.
Your documents, photo’s, videos and many more are no more accessible for you.
You can only gain access to it again using our own decryption tool

< How do I get my files back? >

We can easily decrypt your files remotely, but you have to do something first.
It’s plain simple. You want yourfiles safely decrypted again?. Then you need to pay.
If you don’t not pay within 4 days the amount will be doubled.
If we haven’t recieved a payment within 3 more days we will destroy the unique decryption key.
Even we won’t be able to decrypt any of your files.

< How do I Pay? >

The only way to pay is using Bitcom only. Send the correct amount of Bitcoin to the address specified below.
Once you have made the payment click check payment.
If the payment gets verified you will be given the unique key to Decrypt all your files.

< I Cannot Pay! >

If for some reason you cannot pay (and please be honest) email to [email protected] for why you cannot pay or if you think your data has something personal (not games, but say photos of your kids e.t.c.), then that email is for you.

The note of the Satan’s Doom Crypter 2 ransomware states that your files are encrypted. The ransom payment for potentially unlocking your files is not stated. However, even if it was, you should NOT under any circumstances pay any ransom. Your files may not get restored, and nobody could guarantee that. Moreover, giving money to cybercriminals will likely motivate them to create more ransomware viruses or commit other crimes.

The image that the ransomware puts as a Desktop background is the following:

The ransom message on it states the following:




Satan’s Doom Crypter 2 Virus – Encryption

As Satan’s Doom Crypter 2 ransomware is a HiddenTear variant it could seek to encrypt files with these extensions:

→.txt, .doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .pdf, .pps, .ppt, .pptx, .odt, .gif, .jpg, .png, .db, .csv, .sql, .mdb.sln.php, .asp, .aspx, .html, .xml, .psd, .frm, .myd, .myi, .dbf, .mp3, .mp4, .avi, .mov, .mpg, .rm, .wmv, .m4a, .mpa, .wav, .sav, .gam, .log, .ged, .msg, .myo, .tax, .ynab, .ifx, .ofx, .qfx, .qif, .qdf, .tax2013, .tax2014, .tax2015, .box, .ncf, .nsf, .ntf, .lwp

Every single file that gets encrypted will receive the same extension appended to it, which is .locked. The encryption algorithm which is implemented is undoubtedly AES since it is a variant of the HiddenTear open-source ransomware project.

The Satan’s Doom Crypter 2 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 command stated above is executed that would make the encryption process even more efficient as it will eliminate one of the possible ways for restoring your data. If your computer machine was infected with this ransomware and your files are locked, read on through to find out how you could potentially recover your data.

Remove Satan’s Doom Crypter 2 Virus and Restore .locked Files

If your computer got infected with the Satan’s Doom Crypter 2 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.

Note! Your computer system may be affected by Satan’s Doom Crypter 2 and other threats.
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To remove Satan’s Doom Crypter 2 follow these steps:

1. Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Satan’s Doom Crypter 2 files and objects
2. Find files created by Satan’s Doom Crypter 2 on your PC

Before starting the Automatic Removal below, please boot back into Normal mode, in case you are currently in Safe Mode.
This will enable you to install and use SpyHunter 5 successfully.

Use SpyHunter to scan for malware and unwanted programs

3. Scan for malware and unwanted programs with SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool
4. Try to Restore files encrypted by Satan’s Doom Crypter 2

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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