LataRebo Locker Ransomware Description
The 'LataRebo Locker' Ransomware is a ransomware Trojan that is used to lock computer users out of their machines. The 'LataRebo Locker' Ransomware is classified as a screen locker. This is because of the method used by the 'LataRebo Locker' Ransomware to lock computer users out of their system, which involves displaying a large window that prevents computer users from accessing their files or Desktop. The 'LataRebo Locker' Ransomware's screen locker also blocks access to the Windows Task Manager, shortcut keys, and other functions that could be used to bypass these issues on an affected computer. Con artists use screen lockers like the 'LataRebo Locker' Ransomware to extort computer users so that they'll pay money to regain control over their machines.
How the 'LataRebo Locker' Ransomware Infection Works
Screen lockers like the 'LataRebo Locker' Ransomware prevent computer users from accessing their machines, demanding an unlock key that has to be purchased. The 'LataRebo Locker' Ransomware uses a payment method that was quite common some years ago and was mainly overshadowed by payment systems involving BitCoins. In the case of the 'LataRebo Locker' Ransomware, the victim is instructed to pay a 10 Euro ransom using PaySafeCard. Fortunately, the 'LataRebo Locker' Ransomware's password is embedded in its code and was uncovered by PC security analysts. Simply typing in the word 'Rebatsa' (minus the quotation marks) will unlock access to the infected computer. PC security researchers consider attacks like the 'LataRebo Locker' Ransomware to be fairly mild, although the same methods used to deliver the 'LataRebo Locker' Ransomware can be used to deliver more threatening forms of ransomware that can affect the victims' data and cause lasting damage to the affected computer. Because of this, you should take precautionary measures against the 'LataRebo Locker' Ransomware and all ransomware infections.
Delivery Methods that may be Used by the 'LataRebo Locker' Ransomware
There are numerous variants of the 'LataRebo Locker' Ransomware, a type of tactic that is simple for con artists to implement and has been around for a very long time. The 'LataRebo Locker' Ransomware itself is delivered by exploiting vulnerabilities in victim's computer. In many cases, computer users will receive the 'LataRebo Locker' Ransomware's installer attached to a spam email message. Because of this, avoid opening email attachments or clicking on embedded links contained in emails from unknown senders or obviously compromised accounts. Caution should be exercised when opening any unknown content online, especially when it involves downloading a file to your computer. In most cases, these corrupted email attachments will be innocuous DOCX or PDF files that abuse macros to run corrupted code on victims' computers.
The 'LataRebo Locker' Ransomware Lock Screen
The 'LataRebo Locker' Ransomware is displayed in a program window titled 'LataRebo Locker.' It includes an image of a person doing the 'Water Bottle Flip Challenge.' The full text of the 'LataRebo Locker' Ransomware lock screen is below:
'Your computer has been locked by the 'LataRebo Locker'!
INSERT KEY HERE
Buy unlock key for 1OEURO paysafe card pin and send i it to this facebook page via pm facebook.com/TheDarkJoJo. Im gonna check if it's working and then your key will be given in 24 hours. After using the correct unlock key, you should open task manager and close this program, explorer will work too. Good luck'
Fortunately, if the password to disable the 'LataRebo Locker' Ransomware does not work for some reason (for example, if dealing with an updated version of the 'LataRebo Locker' Ransomware), it is still relatively simple to bypass the 'LataRebo Locker' Ransomware lock screen. Malware analysts advise starting up the affected computer in Safe Mode and then removing the 'LataRebo Locker' Ransomware from the Startup Programs list. Once access has been restored to the affected computer, malware analysts recommend the use of a reliable security program that is fully up-to-date to remove the 'LataRebo Locker' Ransomware infection completely.
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 computer. Spyware changes regularly; therefore, it is difficult to fully clean an infected machine through manual means.