DNSAPI.dll is a system file that’s used by the Windows “DNS Client” API. Put simply, it’s a file that helps to route Internet traffic to the correct addresses, and it is used every time when you surf the Internet. DNSAPI.dll is a shared file and exists as a Windows component. Despite the fact that it provides many benefits for program developers, this separation also could cause a problems. DNSAPI.dll error message appears when your computer is started and when your program is launched.
Satan is a ransomware virus, having its own web service (Raas). Once infiltrated, it denies access to files using RSA-2048 and AES-256 encryption protocol. Each encrypted file is appended with .stn extension. Satan ransomware further places HELP_DECRYPT_FILES.html file on the desktop. The message reads, that victims must pay the ransom to decrypt data, otherwise they will be unavailable forever. At present, there is no tool capable of decrypting files affected with using RSA-2048.
If you’re seeing the original extension of your files was changed to .ctb and .ctb2, that means the system is being infected with CTB-locker. CTB-locker is a ransomware which decrypts data on the victim’s computer. It uses RSA-2048 encryption, making it virtually impossible to restore files without special key. It is mentioned in note contained in three files: AllFilesAreLocked.bmp, DecryptAllFiles.txt and randomly named HTML file.
search.ragitpaid.com is a browser add-on which reassigns default search engine to search.ragitpaid.com. The most computer experts classify it as a potentially unwanted program. Which is not surprising considering program works solely for its own gain. In response to your search queries will be issued irrelevant sponsored links. In fact, creators of program make money using Pay Per Click advertising.
LambdaLocker is a new ransomware virus that encrypts files using AES-256 and SHA-256 algorithm. This ransomware is hardly any different from other similar malware and uses same scheme. After penetration, the Labdablocker adds the name of each encrypted file with .lambda_l0cked extension. Next, cybercriminals alert victims via ransom note which is set as desktop wallpaper.