Jokers House Ransomware
The Jokers House Ransomware is a ransomware Trojan that is designed to threaten computer users with the loss of their files if a ransom is not paid to the creators of the Jokers House Ransomware Trojan. The Jokers House Ransomware represents a threat to the computer users' data and is a variant of a well-known tactic. Ransomware threats like the Jokers House Ransomware have been on the rise in the last couple of years, and computer users are advised to take precautionary actions to ensure that their computers are protected against these threats.
There is no Joke on the Jokers House Ransomware Attacker
The Jokers House Ransomware is part of a large family of ransomware, which includes the infamous Jigsaw Ransomware Trojans, which uses iconic imagery from the Saw movies in its attack. This family has been analyzed thoroughly by PC security researchers. However, there are a few details in the Jokers House Ransomware infection that make it different from other variants in this family of ransomware.
The Jokers House Ransomware can be recognized easily because the files that have been compromised in the Jokers House Ransomware attack will be marked with the file extension '.Contact_TarineOZA@Gmail.com_,' which gives the victims the ransomware developers' contact email address. The Jokers House Ransomware demands the payment of a ransom of $100 USD in BitCoins. According to the Jokers House Ransomware ransom note, victims have a time limit to pay the ransom. The Jokers House Ransomware ransom note includes a countdown timer to increase the pressure on the victim. If the victim does not agree with paying the ransom in time, the Jokers House Ransomware claims that it will delete one file every hour and 1000 files will be lost if the victim shuts down the infected computer or closes the Jokers House Ransomware executable file process.
How the Tactic Used by the Jokers House Ransomware Works
The Jokers House Ransomware displays a pop-up message that demands the payment of a ransom from the victim. Below is the full text of the Jokers House Ransomware pop-up message:
'I see you have received your free ticket I sent. Let me explain the rules: Your PC's files are in the encryption asylum. Your photos, videos, documents, etc… These files will be deleted in 24 hrs! This Occurs only if you don't comply. However I've already encrypted your personal files, you may not access them. Every hour some of these files will be deleted permanently, after that I won't be able to access them myself. All it takes is just one bad day! Let me advise further! Every hour you hesitate to complete payment the amount of deleted files will increase in rate, during the first 3hrs you will only lose, a few next 6 a few hundred, tomorrow everything WILL BE GONE. If you turn off your computer of try to close me, I will come back, you then get 1000 files deleted as a punishment. I am required to be restarted to decrypt your files after payment gas been received. So, can you see the funny side? Why are you not laughing?'
It is yet unclear whether the people responsible for the Jokers House Ransomware attack can follow up on their threats. However, paying the Jokers House Ransomware ransom is not the right move. Apart from the fact that these con artists may ignore ransom payments frequently or even re-infect computers after the ransom is pai, paying the Jokers House Ransomware ransom allows the developers of this threat to continue creating ransomware Trojans and gaining new victims.
Dealing with the Jokers House Ransomware
Having file backups is the best measure against the Jokers House Ransomware and other ransomware Trojans. A reliable and fully up-to-date security program also can be used to remove or intercept the Jokers House Ransomware infection. However, the files that have been encoded in the Jokers House Ransomware's attack may not be recoverable currently.
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