Brief Explanation on Synack@scryptmail.com Ransomware
Synack@scryptmail.com Ransomware operates as a crypto-virus which encrypt the files using AES cipher and then demand ransom money. After the successful file encryption, the threat appends a weird file extension '.kk' onto every enciphered files. Further ransom related instructions are provided in the ransom note displayed by the malware reported as 'readme.html' and 'Amount.txt' files. Besides, the ransom notification 'readme.png' is also dropped onto the victims' machine as well. The cyber extortionists behind this threat urge victimized computer users to send the exact amount of money in the form of bitcoins to the provided bitcoin wallet address within 48 hours, otherwise, the system files encoded by Synack@scryptmail.com Ransomware are supposed to be lost.
The malware also suggest the victims to contact the virus operators by writing an email to an indicated email address 'Synack@scryptmail.com', in case, if the encounter technical difficulties at the time of paying ransom money. However, there is no certainty that the criminal hackers responsible for this vicious attack will send the right decryption key which is needed for the data decryption. Furthermore, Synack@scryptmail.com Ransomware operates quite ordinary, because it enciphers the files and then provides a ransom notification onto the user's system desktop. As common for other file-encryption virus, the hackers behind this threat also set the time limit for paying the demanded ransom money. Therefore, it is important for you to instead of complying with the hackers' demand, remove the ransomware as early as possible.
Synack@scryptmail.com Ransomware : Transmission Techniques
When it comes to the file-encryption virus, you can expect it to target the victims through exploit kits, malicious browser extensions, keygens, rogue system security program and the most common one i.e. spam email attachments. Elaborating the last method, the computer users can easily cease the infection of Synack@scryptmail.com Ransomware just by ignoring spam emails which is supposedly delivered by the reputable and famous organizations. Such junk emails often contain harmful links or an attachment to lure you into clicking on it and invading the malware silently on your machine. Hence, you need to be very careful at the time of browsing the web, because prevention is better than cure.
Follow Steps to Remove Synack@scryptmail.com Ransomware From OS
Step A: How to Start OS in Safe Mode with Network In order to isolate files and entries created by Synack@scryptmail.com Ransomware, users need to follow the below mentioned steps.
- Select WIN Key + R in Combination.
- This will open a Run Window, Now Type sysconfig and hit on Enter.
- Now a Configuration box will appear. Now select the Tab named as Boot.
- Click and mark Safe Boot option >> go to Network.
- In order to Apply the settings, Select on OK.
Step B: How To Restore System During Synack@scryptmail.com Ransomware Attack
Still, if you are facing problem in rebooting OS in Safe mode, opt for System Restore. Follow the steps given below. Prss F8 continously until you get Windows Advanced Options Menu on Computer Monitor. Now Choose Safe Mode with Command Prompt Option and Tap enter.
- In the Command Prompt Windows, you need to type this command : cd restore and Select Enter system-restore-1
- Now type rstrui.exe as command and press on Enter.
- This will open a new window to Restore System Files and Settings. Click on Next to proceed.
- Restore Point is to be selected from the date you want to restore back your system as it was earlier to Synack@scryptmail.com Ransomware attack.
Step C: Another method for recovering your decrypted files are by using file recovery software
If above methods are not successful you can go for file recovery software. It can be helpful in recovering your encrypted files as Synack@scryptmail.com Ransomware first makes a copy of original files and then encrypt it. After encryption it Removes the original files. So there is high probability that these file recovery software can help you in recovering your original files.
Step D: Know How To Restore Shadow Copies of Encrypted Data
In certain cases, if Synack@scryptmail.com Ransomware has not Removed the Shadow Copies of the data then it can be easily restored using ShadowExplorer. (Know how to install and use ShadowExplorer).