Cosakos ransomware encryption process
Cosakos is a part of STOP(DJVU) ransomware viruses family. The aim of Cosakos is to rebuild structures of your files (encrypt) in order to make you pay for restoring encrypted files (decrypt). The virus infects devices by the means of a number of tricks, like fake emails, malicious installators, websites and etc. If hackers’ve successfully infected your device, the virus proceeds 2 processes: searching for suitable files and encryption of them. When it’s done, your files are unreadable as the structures of them have been changed, as well as the extensions to .cosakos. Don’t try to remove Cosakos ransomware by renaming the files, as it may damage your files at all. As I have already mentioned, hackers want to make you pay them, that’s why they create special ransom notes with their contact information and the price for decryption. In the case of Cosakos ransomware, this file is called _readme.txt and it contains the following message:
Don’t worry, you can return all your files!
All your files like photos, databases, documents and other important are encrypted with strongest encryption and unique key.
The only method of recovering files is to purchase decrypt tool and unique key for you.
This software will decrypt all your encrypted files.
What guarantees you have?
You can send one of your encrypted file from your PC and we decrypt it for free.
But we can decrypt only 1 file for free. File must not contain valuable information.
You can get and look video overview decrypt tool:
Price of private key and decrypt software is $980.
Discount 50% available if you contact us first 72 hours, that’s price for you is $490.
Please note that you’ll never restore your data without payment.
Check your e-mail “Spam” or “Junk” folder if you don’t get answer more than 6 hours.
To get this software you need write on our e-mail:
Reserve e-mail address to contact us:
Our Telegram account:
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Your personal ID:
Don’t trust them, as you don’t have any real guarantee that intruders will honor their promises. We strongly recommend you to avoid any contacts with them, as till there is a flow of money, hackers will make new viruses. If you wonder how to remove Cosakos ransomware and decrypt .Cosakos files, read our guide!
- How to remove Cosakos Ransomware from your computer
- How to remove Cosakos Ransomware encryption from your files
- Data Recovery
- Automated decryption tools
- Windows Previous Versions
How to remove Cosakos 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 Cosakos 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 Cosakos, 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 .Cosakos files?
Once you’ve removed the virus, you are probably thinking how to decrypt .Cosakos 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 Cosakos 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.