Deal ransomware encryption process
Deal ransomware is a new type of Phobos file-encryption ransomware, the main function of which is to change the structures of the definite files. This virus easily spreads by the means of malicious email attachments, that are attached to the fake email messages. Once you open such an attachment, the virus immediately sneaks into your system and begins encryption process. This process can be subdivided into 2 smaller ones: scanning for the suitable files and encryption. As the results of a such intervention, the owner of the infected device can’t open encrypted files, as their extensions have been changed to .[email@example.com].deal ones. Don’t try to remove Deal ransomware encryption by yourself, as any manual solution can damage your files permanently. Moreover, in order to provide you with the claims of hackers, the virus creates special ransom notes, that looks like pop-up windows and contain 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Write this ID in the title of your message
In case of no answer in 24 hours write us to this e-mail: email@example.com
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.
There is a great chance of becoming deceived, as the ransoms don’t give you any firm guarantee of honoring their promises. Moreover, the any contact with them can make the situation even worse, for example, they can take a full control of your device! If you are interested how to remove Deal ransomware and decrypt .[firstname.lastname@example.org].deal files without paying them, read our guide for free!
- How to remove Deal Ransomware from your computer
- How to remove Deal Ransomware encryption from your files
- Data Recovery
- Automated decryption tools
- Windows Previous Versions
How to remove Deal 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 Deal 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 Deal, 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 .deal files?
Once you’ve removed the virus, you are probably thinking how to decrypt .[email@example.com].deal 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 Deal 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.