What is BigBobRoss?
BigBobRoss can be described as a ransomware, to be more exact as an encryptor. Infection with this type of viruses is an awful experience. Such malwares always install on your device without your noticing, and they can be hiddden in installators, email attachments and etc. After infection BigBobRoss begins a scanning process and seeks for different types of documents and media files. When the scanning process is done, the ransomware begins to encrypt your files. When a user notices, that his files are unreadable, he may try to remove BigBobRoss Ransomware and decrypt .cheetah files himself, but don’t do it! You can lose information forever! After all, this ransomware puts the link – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKIIFlqz4sI/ and the ransom note How to recover your files.txt:
---------------------------------------------- ALL YOUR FILES ARE ENCRYPTED -----------------------------------------------
Your unique ID:7546C132
All your files documents, photos, databases and other files are encrypted with strongest encryption!
Dont worry, you can return all your files!
To receive the decryption tool contact us and tell us your unique ID
If you want your files You have to pay for decryption in Bitcoins
The price depends on how fast you write to us..
Free decryption as guarantee!
Send me your unique ID and 1-2 small encrypted files The total size of files must be less than 10Mb non archived for free decryption.
After payment we will send you the decryption tool that will decrypt all your files.
You can buy bitcoin from here:
1-Don't try to use third-party decrypt tools because it will destroy your files.
2-Please do not change the name of files or file extension if your files are important to you!
If you want return all of your files write on our e-mail:
Don’t pay them! You don’t have any guarantee, that they will honour their promises. If you are interested in the ways of removing BigBobRoss Ransomware and in how to decrypt .cheetah files, read our guide!
- How to remove BigBobRoss Ransomware from your computer
- How to remove BigBobRoss Ransomware encryption from your files
- Data Recovery
- Automated decryption tools
- Windows Previous Versions
How to remove BigBobRoss Ransomware from your computer?
We strongly recommend you to use a powerful anti-malware program that has this threat in its database. It will mitigate the risks of the wrong installation, and will remove BigBobRoss from your computer with all of its leftovers and register files.
Solution for Windows user: our choice is Norton Security. Norton security scans your computer and detects various threats like BigBobRoss, then removes it with all of the related malicious files, folders and registry keys.
If you are Mac user, we advise you to use Combo Cleaner.
How to remove BigBobRoss Ransomware encryption from your files?
Once you’ve removed the virus, you are probably thinking of recovering files from encryption. Let’s take a look at possible ways of decrypting your data.
Recover data with Data Recovery Pro
- Download and install Data Recovery Pro
- Select drives and folders with your files, then click Scan.
- Choose all the files in a folder, then press on Restore button.
- Manage export location.
Restore data with automated decryption tools
Unfortunately, due to the novelty of BigBobRoss ransomware, there are no available automatic decryptors for this encryptor yet. Still, there is no need to invest in the malicious scheme by paying a ransom. You are able to recover files manually.
You can try to use one of these methods in order to restore your encrypted data manually.
Restore data with Windows Previous Versions
This feature is working on Windows Vista (not Home version), Windows 7 and later versions. Windows keeps copies of files and folders which you can use to restore data on your computer. In order to restore data from Windows Backup, take the following steps:
- Open My Computer and search for the folders you want to restore;
- Right-click on the folder and choose Restore previous versions option;
- The option will show you the list of all the previous copies of the folder;
- Select restore date and the option you need: Open, Copy and Restore.
Restore the system with System Restore
You can always try to use System Restore in order to roll back your system to its condition before infection infiltration. All the Windows versions include this option.
- Type restore in the Search tool;
- Click on the result;
- Choose restore point before the infection infiltration;
- Follow the on-screen instructions.