This article will aid you to remove Stroman ransomware effectively. Follow the ransomware removal instructions given below in the article.
Stroman is a ransomware virus that encrypts your files, while also appends the .stroman extension to them. The Stroman virus displays a ransom note message stored in a file called readinfo.txt. You are demanded to pay 500 US dollars in the Bitcoin cryptocurrency as a ransom payment to supposedly restore your data. Keep on reading below to see how you could try to potentially recover some of your files.
|Short Description||The ransomware encrypts files on your computer and demands a ransom sum to be paid in the Bitcoin cryptocurrency.|
|Symptoms||The ransomware will encrypt your files, while placing the .stroman extension to them, and also put up a ransom note called readinfo.txt.|
|Distribution Method||Spam Emails, Email Attachments|
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|Data Recovery Tool||Windows 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.|
Stroman Ransomware – Infection Spread
Stroman ransomware might 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.
Stroman 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.
Stroman Ransomware – In-Depth Analysis
Stroman is a virus that encrypts your files and extorts you to pay a ransom to supposedly recover them. The extortionists want you to pay in Bitcoin for the alleged restoration of your files.
Stroman 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 complete. It is inside a file named readinfo.txt and can be viewed from the following screenshot down here:
That note reads the following:
All your data set are encrypted.
We can help decrypted files.
Price for full decrypt all files 500$
You will get decrypt soft + personal key + manual.
For recover your files – contact us email:
Please use public email for contact: gmail etc.
For you to be sure, that we can decrypt your files
You can send us 1-2 encrypted files and we will send back it in a decrypt format FREE.
For download files use only dropmefiles.com not more then 10 Mb
Send us an email:
1.your Personal ID
after wait decrypted files and further instructions.
Do not rename encrypted files
Do not try to decrypt your data using third party software, it cause pernament data loss
Not use false encryption key, it cause pernament data loss
You must pay within 72 hours, or the price will be more.
The note of the Stroman 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.
Stroman Ransomware – Encryption Process
What is known for the encryption process of the Stroman ransomware is that the cryptovirus places the .stroman extension to all locked files. What is more, the encryption algorithm used by the virus is AES, but some researchers argue about that.
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:
- Audio files
- Video files
- Document files
- Image files
- Backup files
- Banking credentials, etc
The Stroman 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
In case 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 Stroman Ransomware and Restore .stroman Files
If your computer got infected with the Stroman 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.