.udjvu Files Virus – How to Remove
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.udjvu Files Virus – How to Remove

This article will help you remove Udjvu ransomware totally. Follow the ransomware removal instructions provided at the end of the article.

Udjvu is the name of a virus that encrypts your files, while appending the .udjvu extension to each file. Files are locked with both AES and RSA 1024-bit military grade encryption algorithms. The Udjvu cryptovirus will encrypt your data and when finished, it will demand money as a ransom to allegedly get your files restored. Keep on reading the article to see how you could try to potentially recover some of your files.

Threat Summary

Name.udjvu Files Virus
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionThe ransomware encrypts files on your computer machine and demands a ransom to be paid to allegedly recover them.
SymptomsThe ransomware will encrypt your files with the help of the AES and RSA encryption algorithms. All locked files will have the .udjvu extension appended to them.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments
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.udjvu Ransomware – Update January 2019

There is a decrypter tool released for STOP ransomware’s .udjvu Ransomware variant. The tool was initially released for the .puma, .pumax, .pumas versions of the cryptovirus. Michael Gillespie has updated it to also support .djvu, .djvuq, .djvur, .djvut, .djvuu, .pdff, .tfude, .tfudeq, .tro, .udjvu, .tfudet. You can download the tool via the Decryption Tool link here. The tool requires a pair of an original file and its encrypted version.

Udjvu Ransomware Virus – Distribution Ways

Udjvu ransomware might spread its infection in various ways. A payload dropper which initiates the malicious script for this ransomware is being spread around the Internet, 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.

Udjvu 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.

Udjvu Ransomware Virus – In-Depth Overview

Udjvu is a virus that encrypts your files and shows a window with instructions on your computer screen. The extortionists want you to pay a ransom for the alleged restoration of your files. The .udjvu Files Virus is proven to be a variant of the

Remove STOP ransomware totally. "STOP" is the name of a cryptovirus. Follow the STOP ransomware removal instructions provided at the end of the article.
.STOP Virus as malware researchers have found a lot of similarities in their code.

Udjvu 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 Udjvu virus will place a ransom note message inside a file called “!readme.txt”. You can see its contents from the following screenshot given down here:

The ransom note states the following:

———————————————- ALL YOUR FILES ARE ENCRYPTED ——————————————
Don’t worry, you can return all your files!
All your files documents, photos, databases 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.
What guarantees do we give to you?
You can send one of your encrypted file from your PC and we decrypt it for free.
But we can decrypt only 1 file for free. File must not contain valuable information
Don’t try to use third-party decrypt tools because it will destroy your files.
Discount 50% available if you contact us first 72 hours.
—————————————————————————————————————
To get this software you need write on our e-mail:
[email protected]
Reserve e-mail address to contact us:
[email protected]
Your personal ID:
012jxBsekmbsbWq95KRBM2C58yQsZj6GVAPi2VPoUGy

The following e-mail address is used to contact the cybercriminals:

The note of the Udjvu ransomware states that your files are encrypted. You are demanded to pay a ransom sum in order to get your files recovered. 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.

Udjvu Ransomware Virus – Encryption Process

What is known for the encryption process of the Udjvu ransomware is that every file that gets encrypted will receive the .udjvu extension. The encryption algorithms used to lock the files are AES and RSA 1024-bit.

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 Udjvu cryptovirus could be set to erase all the Udjvu Volume Copies from the Windows operating system with the help of the following command:

→vssadmin.exe delete Udjvus /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 Udjvu Ransomware Virus and Restore .udjvu Files

If your computer got infected with the Udjvu 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.

Tsetso Mihailov

Tsetso Mihailov

Tsetso Mihailov is a tech-geek and loves everything that is tech-related, while observing the latest news surrounding technologies. He has worked in IT before, as a system administrator and a computer repair technician. Dealing with malware since his teens, he is determined to spread word about the latest threats revolving around computer security.

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