Hese Ransomware Description
There are countless ransomware threats circulating the Web with new ones emerging daily. Malware researchers are struggling to keep up with all the new data-locking Trojans that pop-up on a regular basis.
Propagation and Encryption
One of the most recently uncovered file-encrypting Trojans is the Hese Ransomware. Once it was dissected, this ransomware threat revealed to be a variant of the notorious STOP Ransomware. Malware experts have not reached a consensus regarding the propagation methods involved in the spreading of this ransomware threat. Some believe that the attackers are using the most common methods of propagating threats of this type, which are mass spam email campaigns, bogus application updates and pirated fake variants of popular software. As soon as the Hese Ransomware infects a host, it will scan it to locate the files of interest. The Hese Ransomware targets a very long list of file types. Next, begins the encryption process. The Hese Ransomware applies an encryption algorithm that will lock all the targeted files. The names of the locked files will be changed because the Hese Ransomware appends a ‘.hese’ extension to the file names. For example, an audio file called ‘conquest.mp3’ will be renamed to ‘conquest.mp3.hese’ once the encryption process is completed.
The Ransom Note
In the next step of the attack, the Hese Ransomware drops its ransom note. The note is called ‘_readme.txt’ and states:
Don’t worry, you can return all your files!
All your files like photos, databases, documents 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 you have?
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.
You can get and look video overview decrypt tool:
Price of private key and decrypt software is $980.
Discount 50% available if you contact us first 72 hours, that’s price for you is $490.
Please note that you’ll never restore your data without payment.
Check your e-mail “Spam” or “Junk” folder if you don’t get answer more than 6 hours.
To get this software you need write on our e-mail:
Reserve e-mail address to contact us:
Our Telegram account:
Mark Data Restore
Your personal ID:’
The ransom fee required by the attackers is $980. However, they claim to give a 50% discount to all victims who manage to contact them within 72 hours of the attack, meaning they will have to pay $490 instead of the full price. There are two emails provided as a way to contact the individuals behind the Hese Ransomware – ‘email@example.com’ and ‘firstname.lastname@example.org.’ For the users who prefer Telegram over communicating via email, the attackers have given out their Telegram contact details too - @datarestore. As proof that the creators of the Hese Ransomware have a working decryption key, they offer the victim to unlock one file free of charge.
It is best always to ignore the requests of cybercriminals. More often than not, they do not hold up their end of the bargain but will gladly take your money. Instead, download and install a legitimate anti-malware solution and use it to remove the Hese Ransomware from your PC safely and swiftly.
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- 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.
- TheSearchGuard New Tab Extension
This article is provided "as is" and to be used for educational information purposes only. By following any instructions on this article, you agree to be bound by the disclaimer. We make no guarantees that this article will help you completely remove the malware threats on your PC. Spyware changes regularly; therefore, it is difficult to fully clean an infected machine through manual means.