This article will help you remove TBlocker ransomware efficiently. Follow the ransomware removal instructions given at the end of the article.
TBlocker is a virus that encrypts your files and demands money as a ransom to get your files restored. Files are locked with the DES encryption algorithm. The TBlocker cryptovirus will encrypt your data and files, while also appending the _ extension to each file. Continue to read the article and see how you could try to potentially recover some of your files.
|Short Description||The ransomware encrypts files on your computer machine and demands a ransom to be paid to allegedly recover them.|
|Symptoms||The ransomware will encrypt your files with the AES encryption algorithm. All locked files will have the _ extension.|
|Distribution Method||Spam Emails, Email Attachments|
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TBlocker Ransomware – Ways of Distribution
TBlocker ransomware might spread its infection in various ways. 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 down here:
TBlocker 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.
TBlocker Ransomware – In-Depth Description
TBlocker is a virus that encrypts your files and shows a window with instructions on the screen of your computer system. The extortionists want you to pay a ransom for the alleged restoration of your files.
TBlocker ransomware could 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.
After encryption the TBlocker virus shows a ransom message that will also become your new Desktop Background image. You can see its contents from the following screenshot given down here:
The ransom note states the following:
Deveice blocked by TBlocker
All your files have been encrypted with a key that we only have. If you want to retrieve the files pay by bitcoin to: 19f8a8va89v8aim2f9a the sum of $ 250. The system has been compromised, it is not possible to exit. At the expiration of time all your files will be made public on the internet, and the PC will be permanently locked! PWD BY TOM580933 (WHITE54BIT) – VISIT TOMH.IT
The note of the TBlocker ransomware states that your files are encrypted. You are demanded to pay 250 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.
TBlocker Ransomware – Encryption Process
What is known for the encryption process of the TBlocker ransomware is that every file that gets encrypted will receive the _ extension. The extension will be placed as a secondary extension, without altering the original extension of files, neither their original names. DES is the encryption algorithm used to lock files on a compromised system. Some malware researchers say that the code “Password” is used to lock files and maybe it can be used to unlock them as well.
The full list with the targeted extensions of files which are sought to get encrypted is currently unknown and if it becomes known, it will be posted here as an update to the article.
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 TBlocker 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 TBlocker Ransomware and Restore _ Files
If your computer got infected with the TBlocker 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.