What is Armageddon Ransomware?
In a sense, the name of this cryptovirus displays the consequences that arise when Armageddon enters the user’s computer. Armageddon encrypts user data using the involved RSA-2048 algorithm. According to the data particularized in the lock screen (fraudsters’ note with the requirements), the user must pay the ransom of 100 dollars or euro and this is strange because the course is different. However, we recommend you to remove Armageddon Ransomware and decrypt your files using the instructions that we provided at the end of the article.
Here’s Armageddon Ransomware lock screen’s content and its image:
You personal files are encrypted!
All your files on this computer have been encrypted: photo, videos, documets etc. Here is complete list of all of the
encrypted files, and you can personally verify this.
Encryption was produced using a unique private key RSA-2048 generated for this computer. This key is random for
each computer. To decrypt (return your files to normal state) your files need to obtain the private key.
The only copy of a private key, which will allow you to decrypt the files located on our secret server and will destroy
itself after a time specified in the timer bellow.
After that nobody and never will be able to restore your files….
To obtain the private key for this computer, which will automatically decrypt files, you need to pay 100 USD / 100 EUR
similar amount in another currency. You can buy Bitcoin here: coinbase.com/buy-bitcoin
Click to select the method of payment and the currency.
Any attempts to remove or damage this software will lead to the immediate destruction of the private key by the server.
Send $100 worth of bitcoin to this address:
[15iSjsYtnFex2UppPURJ4C6HidPZfEribm] [Copy] [Check payment] [Decrypt all files]
Scammers scare the user by placing a countdown timer. According to them, after the time has expired, user files will be lost forever, since the personal key for decryption will be deleted from the server. It should be noted that the ransom must be paid in bitcoins. Do not pay the ransom, do not be fooled by the tricks of intruders. Use our recommendations to remove Armageddon ransomware and decrypt your files.
Update: Use following service to identify the version and type of ransomware you were attacked by: ID Ransomware. If you want to decrypt your files, please follow our instruction below or, if you have any difficulties, please contact us: email@example.com. We really can help to decrypt your files.
How to remove Armageddon from your computer?
You may try to use anti-malware tool to remove Armageddon ransomware from your computer. Newly advanced ransomware detection technology is able to run an instant ransomware scan, which is perfect to protect your computer in case of a new ransomware attack.
How to decrypt .Armageddon 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
- 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 Armageddon 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 saves copies of files and folders which you can use to restore data on your computer. In order to restore data from Windows Backup, take 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.
Written by Rami D