Adage ransomware encryption process
Such malwares as Adage belong to the Phobosransomware family of viruses. In the most cases, hackers use different email attachments and brute force definite ports of your device in order to inject this virus. After it Adage proceeds scanning (it looks for different types of documents and media files) and encryption processes, as the result your files are unreadable. This process proceeds according to a special algorithm and when it’s done your files get a new extension .[Wewillhelpyou@qq.com].adage. Don’t try to remove Adage encryption by yourself, as it may cause a loosing of your data! Moreover, hackers usually left ransom notes with information. If we are talking about Adage case, this note is called info.txt. It contains the following information:
All your files have been encrypted!
All your files have been encrypted due to a security problem with your PC. If you want to restore them, write us to the e-mail email@example.com
Write this ID in the title of your message
In case of no answer in 24 hours write us to this e-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
You have to pay for decryption in Bitcoins. The price depends on how fast you write to us. After payment we will send you the tool that will decrypt all your files.
Free decryption as guarantee
Before paying you can send us up to 5 files for free decryption. The total size of files must be less than 4Mb (non archived), and files should not contain valuable information. (databases,backups, large excel sheets, etc.)
How to obtain Bitcoins
The easiest way to buy bitcoins is LocalBitcoins site. You have to register, click ‘Buy bitcoins’, and select the seller by payment method and price.
Also you can find other places to buy Bitcoins and beginners guide here:
Do not rename encrypted files.
Do not try to decrypt your data using third party software, it may cause permanent data loss.
Decryption of your files with the help of third parties may cause increased price (they add their fee to our) or you can become a victim of a scam.
We strongly recommend you – don’t believe them! You don’t have any guarantee, that they will honor their promises. And it goes without saying, that they can make the situation worse. It’s nothing for them to wipe all your data, for example, or to steal your personal information. If you are interested in how to remove Adage ransomware and decrypt .adage files, read our guide!
- How to remove Adage Ransomware from your computer
- How to remove Adage Ransomware encryption from your files
- Data Recovery
- Automated decryption tools
- Windows Previous Versions
How to remove Adage 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 Adage from your computer with all of its leftovers and register files.
Solution for Windows users: our choice is Norton 360 . Norton 360 scans your computer and detects various threats like Adage, 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 decrypt .Adage files?
Once you’ve removed the virus, you are probably thinking how to decrypt .adage files. Let’s take a look at possible ways of decrypting your data.
Recover data with Data Recovery
- Download and install Data Recovery
- 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 Adage 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.