CryptoShield 2.0 Ransomware

CryptoShield 2.0 Ransomware Description

The CryptoShield 2.0 Ransomware is a ransomware Trojan that is used to take advantage of inexperienced computer users. The CryptoShield 2.0 Ransomware is used to force computer users to pay large ransoms to recover their files, which are taken hostage by the CryptoShield 2.0 Ransomware infection. The CryptoShield 2.0 Ransomware presents a substantial threat, and computer users should take steps to protect their machines from threats like the CryptoShield 2.0 Ransomware and steps to limit the damage in case of a the CryptoShield 2.0 Ransomware infection.

The CryptoShield 2.0 Ransomware can Cause Irreversible Harm to Your Files

The CryptoShield 2.0 Ransomware belongs to a large family of ransomware known as CryptoShield or Protected. Like other threats in this family, the CryptoShield 2.0 Ransomware encrypts the victim's data using a strong encryption algorithm. The CryptoShield 2.0 Ransomware then demands that the victim pays a large amount of money to recover the affected files. The CryptoShield 2.0 Ransomware will target numerous different file types, including media files and documents. The files that are encrypted using the CryptoShield 2.0 Ransomware will have the string '.[RES_SUP@INDIA.COM].ID[2D64A0776C78A9C3].CRYPTOSHIELD' added to the end of the file name.

The Operations Executed by the CryptoShield 2.0 Ransomwar

Apart from encrypting the victim's files, the CryptoShield 2.0 Ransomware will carry out the following operations on the victim's computer:

  • The CryptoShield 2.0 Ransomware disables the Windows Recovery.
  • The CryptoShield 2.0 Ransomware deletes all the Shadow Volume Copies to prevent this method of recovery.
  • The CryptoShield 2.0 Ransomware makes changes to the infected computer to allow itself to persist on the victim's computer when it starts up.
  • The CryptoShield 2.0 Ransomware is capable of deleting and manipulating other file processes.

The CryptoShield 2.0 Ransomware uses the AES encryption to make the victim's files inaccessible. After its attack, the CryptoShield 2.0 Ransomware will display the following ransom note on the victim's computer:

What happens to you files?
All of your files were encrypted by a strong encryption with RSA-2048 using CryptoShield 2.0. DANGEROUS.
More information about the encryption keys using RSA-2048 can be found here:
How did this happen ?
Specially for your PC was generated personal RSA – 2048 KEY, both public and private. ALL your FILES were encrypted with the public key, which has been transferred to your computer via the Internet. Decrypting of your files is only possible with the help of the private key and decrypt program , which is on our secret server.
What do I do ?
So, there are two ways you can choose: wait for a miracle and get your price doubled, or start send email now for more specific instructions, and restore your data easy way. If You have really valuable data, you better not waste your time, because there is no other way to get your files, except make payment.
To receive your private software:
Contact us by email , send us an email your (personal identification) ID number and wait for further instructions. Our specialist will contact you within 24 hours.
ALL YOUR FILES ARE ENCRYPTED AND LOCKED, YOU CAN NOT DELETE THEM, MOVE OR DO SOMETHING WITH THEM. HURRY TO GET BACK ACCESS FILES. Please do not waste your time! You have 72 hours only! After that The Main Server will double your price!
So right now You have a chance to buy your individual private SoftWare with a low price!

How the CryptoShield 2.0 Ransomware may Enter a Computer

In most cases, the CryptoShield 2.0 Ransomware is distributed in corrupted email attachments that use software exploits to download and execute corrupted code on the victim's computer. Apart from this method, the CryptoShield 2.0 Ransomware also may be distributed by hacking into a computer or by inserting corrupted scripts into compromised websites. Caution when handling email attachments and the use of a reliable security program that is fully up-to-date can help prevent these infections.

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Solutions: Your computer may have malware hiding in memory that prevents any program, including SpyHunter, from executing on your computer. Follow to download SpyHunter and gain access to the Internet:
  • Use an alternative browser. Malware may disable your browser. If you're using IE, for example, and having problems downloading SpyHunter, you should open Firefox, Chrome or Safari browser instead.
  • Use a removable media. Download SpyHunter on another clean computer, burn it to a USB flash drive, DVD/CD, or any preferred removable media, then install it on your infected computer and run SpyHunter's malware scanner.
  • Start Windows in Safe Mode. If you can not access your Window's desktop, reboot your computer in "Safe Mode with Networking" and install SpyHunter in Safe Mode.
  • IE Users: Disable proxy server for Internet Explorer to browse the web with Internet Explorer or update your anti-spyware program. Malware modifies your Windows settings to use a proxy server to prevent you from browsing the web with IE.

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Technical Information

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File System Details

CryptoShield 2.0 Ransomware creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\MicroSoftWare\SmartScreen\SmartScreen.exe 95,744 cc882e0f288b8996bfa66cda9a27e137 54
3 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\MicroSoftTMP\system32\adobe_1233452.exe 152,576 b4b6750d1bc64deb1aee0fa23ad56885 31
4 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\MicroSoftTMP\system32\conhost.exe 96,256 c224907990b0320fc7aef6cf03b71236 29
5 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\MicroSoftWare 14
6 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\MicroSoftWare 13
7 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\MicroSoftTMP\system32\winlogon.exe 100,864 2c613d71ba14be086195c9fd58a79fa9 3

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