.yakuza Virus File (Ouroboros Ransomware) - Remove It
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.yakuza Virus File (Ouroboros Ransomware) – Remove It

.yakuza file extension is placed on all of your files? .yakuza Virus File is also known as Ouroboros ransomware which locks files on a computer and demands money to be paid as a ransom for unlocking them.

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Ouroboros Ransomware (.yakuza Virus File)

Ouroboros or otherwise known as .yakuza Virus File is a ransomware type virus. It encrypts files by appending the .yakuza extension to them, making them inaccessible. All encrypted files will receive the new extension as a secondary one. The Ouroboros ransomware drops a ransom note, which gives instructions to victims on how they can allegedly restore their data by paying a ransom fee.

Ouroboros Ransomware Virus

Ouroboros Ransomware will encrypt all types of files such as audio, video, pictures, backups, banking data and other personal user files found on a compromised computer system.

Threat Summary

Nameyakuza Virus
File Extension.yakuza
Type Ransomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionThe ransomware encrypts files on your computer system and demands a ransom to be paid to allegedly recover them.
SymptomsThe Ouroboros ransomware will encrypt your files by appending the .yakuza extension to them, along with a unique identification number placing the new .yakuza extension as a secondary.
Ransom Demanding NoteHow To Recover.txt
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments
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.yakuza Virus File – How Did It Infect My PC and What Happened?

.yakuza Virus File might spread its infection via a payload dropper, which initiates the malicious script for this ransomware. The virus 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. Read the tips for ransomware prevention from our forum.

The ransomware encrypts your files and shows ransomware instructions inside a ransom note that is called How To Recover.txt as showcased in the picture below:

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The note states the following:

[+] What’s happened ? [+] all your files have been encrypted(locked) by us

[+] what should i do [+] keep calm and message us

[+] do you guarantee recovery of my files?[+] it’s our job, we can decrypt like we did encrypt and we’ll prove that
(unfortunately it’s not free, and have to pay a small amount for it )
you’ll receive decryption program witch makes your files and system just like they were

[+] well then how should i contact you [+] email : de-crypt@foxmail.com
email2 : helptounlock@protonmail.com
just mail us with you teslarvngID file in attachment (the file on all you folders besdie this file )
you should receive answer in 24h max

[+] how can i trust you[+] you get what you pay for, this is our business and we have customer satisfaction rates witch affects later customers decision
we decrypt one file for free for ensuring recoverability of your files
you’ll sure do recover your files after payment because
if we don’t our repopulation will go bad and others won’t make payment. sure we don’t want that

[+]should i try third party tools[+] we use very strong military-grade encryption method
you’re free to try but none can work without our privatekeys,
make sure to make a backup of encrypted files before trying tools because they can corrupt your files and make them undecryptable

You should NOT under any circumstances pay any ransom sum.

The extortionists want you to pay a ransom for the alleged restoration of your files, same as with a lot of ransomware viruses. .yakuza Virus File ransomware could make entries in the Windows Registry to achieve persistence, and could launch or repress processes in a Windows system. All encrypted will receive the .yakuza extension alongside a random generated one. That extension will be placed as a secondary one to each file and look something like .yakuza. Audio, video, image files as well as documents, backups and banking data can be encrypted by the ransomware.

The .yakuza Virus File 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 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 .yakuza Virus File

If your computer got infected with the .yakuza Virus File, 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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