Another ransomware virus belonging to the CrySiS (.XTBL) ransomware variants has been reported to encrypt user files by ESG malware researchers. The ransomware virus creates a malicious executable in the %SystemDrive% folder of Windows which is then used to encrypt a wide variety of file types on computers that have become victims of the ransomware. The Siddhiup2@india.com malware may then leave a ransom note which may notify users that they should either contact the e-mail address or make a ransom payoff in return for their files.
|Short Description||Part of the “@” ransomware variants. Encrypts the files on the infected computer then asks for ransom money in email correspondences.|
|Symptoms||The user may witness his files to become corrupt with the questionable email and .xtbl as file extensions that are added.|
|Distribution Method||Via Exploit kits or downloader Trojans.|
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Siddhiup2@india.com Ransomware – Distribution and Infection Methods
For it to be a successful investment, the cyber-criminals who control the Siddhiup2@india.com virus may focus on spreading the virus as a legitimate document on e-mail attachments. In addition to this, the Siddhiup2@india.com virus’s malicious payload attachment may also come in an obfuscated form in order to run successfully under the noses of any security software that may be installed on the victim’s computer.
Furthermore, the topics of the e-mails that have been sent by the cyber-criminals may vary, and they may resemble messages coming from legitimate organizations, like well-known online retailers, banks and other institutions the user may have accounts in.
Siddhiup2@india.com Virus – More Information About It
Once it has run on the victim’s computer, the Siddhiup2@india.com ransomware virus may drop the following file:
After this is done the Siddhiup2@india.com virus may delete the volume shadow copies of the compromised machine via a batch command in administrative mode. The command is the following:
In addition to this, Siddhiup2@india.com Ransomware may also cause several different issues on the enciphered computer, like restart it and modify the Windows Registry Editor so that the computer runs automatically every time Windows starts. The targeted registry keys for that are the following:
The other method which the Siddhiup2@india.com virus may perform to make it’s malicious files run on system startup is dropped a shortcut or copies of the files it may run directly in the Windows startup folder:
After it’s malicious executable file has been ran, the Siddhiup2 ransomware virus begins to scan for and encrypt a wide variety of file types:
To encrypt user files, the Siddhiup2@india.com ransomware virus may use a strong AES encryption algorithm. The AES enciphering code that has been used by it produces a decryption key after the encoding process itself has been complete. This key may be encrypted via an RSA encryption, generating a private key that is then sent to the cyber-criminals, making them the only one in power to decipher these files.
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The files that have been encrypted by Siddhiup2@india.com may look like the following:
Siddhiup2@india.com and Decrypt .Xtbl Encrypted Files
To remove this, virus, it is strongly advisable to use an advanced anti-malware program since it will make sure to identify all of the objects that are associated with the Siddhiup2@india.com threat. Another way to do this is if you follow the step-by-step removal instructions which we have posted below. They will make sure that you will remove the Siddhiup2@india.com permanently from your computer and protect your data from any threats of this and other types in the future as well.
To learn how to decrypt your files, please check step “3. Restore files encrypted by Siddhiup2@india.com” below.
- Guide 1: How to Remove Siddhiup2@india.com from Windows.
- Guide 2: Get rid of Siddhiup2@india.com on Mac OS X.
- Guide 3: Remove Siddhiup2@india.com in Google Chrome.
- Guide 4: Erase Siddhiup2@india.com from Mozilla Firefox.
- Guide 5: Uninstall Siddhiup2@india.com from Microsoft Edge.
- Guide 6: Remove Siddhiup2@india.com from Safari.
- Guide 7: Eliminate Siddhiup2@india.com from Internet Explorer.
- Guide 8: Disable Siddhiup2@india.com Push Notifications in Your Browsers.
How to Remove Siddhiup2@india.com from Windows.
Step 1: Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Siddhiup2@india.com
Step 2: Uninstall Siddhiup2@india.com 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 Siddhiup2@india.com 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 Siddhiup2@india.com there. This can happen by following the steps underneath:
Get rid of Siddhiup2@india.com from Mac OS X.
Step 1: Uninstall Siddhiup2@india.com 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 Siddhiup2@india.com 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 Siddhiup2@india.com files from your Mac
When you are facing problems on your Mac as a result of unwanted scripts and programs such as Siddhiup2@india.com, the recommended way of eliminating the threat is by using an anti-malware program. SpyHunter for Mac offers advanced security features along with other modules that will improve your Mac’s security and protect it in the future.
Remove Siddhiup2@india.com from Google Chrome.
Step 1: Start Google Chrome and open the drop menu
Step 2: Move the cursor over "Tools" and then from the extended menu choose "Extensions"
Step 3: From the opened "Extensions" menu locate the unwanted extension and click on its "Remove" button.
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Google Chrome by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Erase Siddhiup2@india.com from Mozilla Firefox.
Step 1: Start Mozilla Firefox. Open the menu window
Step 2: Select the "Add-ons" icon from the menu.
Step 3: Select the unwanted extension and click "Remove"
Step 4: After the extension is removed, restart Mozilla Firefox by closing it from the red "X" button at the top right corner and start it again.
Uninstall Siddhiup2@india.com from Microsoft Edge.
Step 1: Start Edge browser.
Step 2: Open the drop menu by clicking on the icon at the top right corner.
Step 3: From the drop menu select "Extensions".
Step 4: Choose the suspected malicious extension you want to remove and then click on the gear icon.
Step 5: Remove the malicious extension by scrolling down and then clicking on Uninstall.
Remove Siddhiup2@india.com from Safari.
Step 1: Start the Safari app.
Step 2: After hovering your mouse cursor to the top of the screen, click on the Safari text to open its drop down menu.
Step 3: From the menu, click on "Preferences".
Step 4: After that, select the 'Extensions' Tab.
Step 5: Click once on the extension you want to remove.
Step 6: Click 'Uninstall'.
A pop-up window will appear asking for confirmation to uninstall the extension. Select 'Uninstall' again, and the Siddhiup2@india.com will be removed.
Eliminate Siddhiup2@india.com from Internet Explorer.
Step 1: Start Internet Explorer.
Step 2: Click on the gear icon labeled 'Tools' to open the drop menu and select 'Manage Add-ons'
Step 3: In the 'Manage Add-ons' window.
Step 4: Select the extension you want to remove and then click 'Disable'. A pop-up window will appear to inform you that you are about to disable the selected extension, and some more add-ons might be disabled as well. Leave all the boxes checked, and click 'Disable'.
Step 5: After the unwanted extension has been removed, restart Internet Explorer by closing it from the red 'X' button located at the top right corner and start it again.
Remove Push Notifications caused by Siddhiup2@india.com from Your Browsers.
Turn Off Push Notifications from Google Chrome
To disable any Push Notices from Google Chrome browser, please follow the steps below:
Step 1: Go to Settings in Chrome.
Step 2: In Settings, select “Advanced Settings”:
Step 3: Click “Content Settings”:
Step 4: Open “Notifications”:
Step 5: Click the three dots and choose Block, Edit or Remove options:
Remove Push Notifications on Firefox
Step 1: Go to Firefox Options.
Step 2: Go to “Settings”, type “notifications” in the search bar and click "Settings":
Step 3: Click “Remove” on any site you wish notifications gone and click “Save Changes”
Stop Push Notifications on Opera
Step 1: In Opera, press ALT+P to go to Settings
Step 2: In Setting search, type “Content” to go to Content Settings.
Step 3: Open Notifications:
Step 4: Do the same as you did with Google Chrome (explained below):
Eliminate Push Notifications on Safari
Step 1: Open Safari Preferences.
Step 2: Choose the domain from where you like push pop-ups gone and change to "Deny" from "Allow".