Remove Magniber ransomware (Recover Encrypted Files)

14 Jun

All About Magniber ransomware

Magniber ransomware is a file encrypting malware that gets spread through “Magnitude Exploit Kit”. The researches show that it uses a powerful AES-128 encryption algorithm in order to lock the data and makes it totally inaccessible. Its related ransom note is written in either English or Korean and asks the victim to pay 0.2 BTC that later doubles to 0.4 BTC if money is not paid in particular time-frame. Reports suggest that it only targets South Korean users. It deletes or terminates its ping.exe file in case if it detects language other than Korean. There are various version of Magniber ransomware and the latest version adds ndpyhss file extension and drops a ransom note namely README.txt. Once the file gets encrypted, it shows a notification asking the victim to buy “My Decryptor” application. At present, it demands for 0.2 bitcoins which is about $1140 and later it doubles if the money is not paid in next 5 days. First of all, you should never pay money or ransom to get the decryption key for Magniber ransomware because its decryption key is easily available for free. You should more concentrate on removing its payloads and files.

Magniber ransomware spreads by exploiting the “Magnitude Exploit Kit”. It particularly attacks CVE-2016-0189 vulnerability in Internet Explorer. Thankfully, the security loopholes have been fixed and it is recommended that you update your browser as well. If the targeted victims browser gets exploited, the kit redirect user over suspicious webpage that is especially customized according to the users geographical location. This kind of website contains a link that downloads malware in the backdoor. At present, its main target is North-Korean users but soon it will get spread over other countries as well.

As mentioned earlier, the free decryption code for Magniber ransomware is available and you can easily search it Online over Internet. You should primarily focus on removing files and payloads of this malware so that it could not encrypt or damage any other files further. As long as this malware is there in the work-station, it will continue encrypting important files and programs.

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Now, if you don’t want to face all these functions later inside the PC with Magniber ransomware then you were highly suggested to delete Magniber ransomware by installing expert’s anti-malware tool inside the PC.

So, what is anti-malware tool?

Anti-malware tool (SpyHunter 4) is a powerful real time protection programs for the Windows Operating System which has been created by Enigma Software Group. It is fully capable to protect the Computer against threat like Magniber ransomware. However, you can also remove this threat by manual process but it is little bit complexly. Besides that, the manual process requires Computer skill. That means, you need to put some extra effort on your PC in order to remove Magniber ransomware. As well as, you should have ability to revert back any wrong steps which you have taken in manual process. Otherwise the PC might be goes even worst conditions. On the other hand with the anti-malware tool you don’t requires any extra Computer skill or effort. The Spy Hunter has been designed between experts and novice Users level. Thus, you can easily operate without any worries of harm your Computer. Therefore, in my opinion I would like to prefer anti-malware tool in order to uninstall Magniber ransomware from Computer.

Complete tutorial to delete Magniber ransomware using automatic removal method

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  1. As you will run anti-malware tool, you will see two options located in middle of screen. Please click on **Scan Computer Now** option in order to proceed to full System scan.step-1
  2. You can also see the error result while scanning of PC.step-2
  3. If you want to scan any particular volume drive or removal pen drives then you can use this Custom Scan option.step-3
  4. Spyware Helpdesk will help you in solving the PC’s errors online (just like Customer services).step-4
  5. System Guard, this functions will helps you to keep your Computer safe from offline threat.step-5
  6. By using Network Sentry Option your browser will safe from online threat and your online activities will be protected by this anti-malware tool.step-6
  7. Al last, by enabling the Scan Scheduler function, your Computer will automatically keep scanned timely by this tool and notifies you if this tool caught any error.step-7

How to get rid of Magniber ransomware manually?

Eliminate Magniber ransomware by going through Control Panel:

  1. Click on the Start menu icon located on below left of screen (Right click for Windows 8 and 8.1 Users).control-panel-1
  1. Select Control Panel option > Programs.control-panel-2
  1. The Programs which were installed on PC were located in this list.control-panel-3
  1. Please find out Magniber ransomware as well as their associated files and click on it to uninstall it.control-panel-4

Remove Magniber ransomware entries from Windows Registry box:

  1. In order to go to the Windows registry box, please click on Win logo button+ R key together.manual1
  1. Type **regedit** in run dialog box. (If it asks your permission to open this window then click on Yes button)manual2
  1. Registry Box will suddenly open up please go through every location given below in this window in order to find out and delete Magniber ransomware.manual3
  • HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\Magniber ransomware.exe
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Extensions
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Google\Chrome\Extensions
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Mozilla\Firefox\Extensions
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Opera Software
    Explorer\Main\Start Page Redirect=http://random.com
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\virus name
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon Shell = %AppData%\IDP.ARES.Generic.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run Random
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Random.

Method to prevent Magniber ransomware and other similar threats in future

After all, the single biggest factor in preventing a threat like Magniber ransomware infection is lies upon you. Even you already install anti-malware and you scan your Computer timely, if you don’t be carefully towards your PC while using it. It is obviously to get infected by Magniber ransomware again. Therefore, you just need vigilance to avoid being affected by threat in future and n some tips and suggestion mention here will hopefully prevent your Computer from infection in coming time.

  • Keep your anti-malware updated.
  • Use strong passwords for valuable information to prevent from hacking.
  • Disable auto-run functions for downloaded files and injected drives.
  • Block auto update from network inside System.
  • Leave it out unknown recipient email attachments.
  • Avoid connecting to open source network like Wi-Fi.
  • Use hardware based firewall in order to protect your System against infections.
  • Deploy DNS protection from automatically get modified.
  • Use ad blocker extension and software in order to surf without getting any additional commercial ads and junk notifications.
  • Do not use any untrusted or unofficial domain for surfing and downloading files inside browser.

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