What is Hades666 Ransomware?
Hades666 Ransomware is another dangerous threat, which is among the crypto viruses. Hades666 Ransomware appeared in mid-July this year. This cryptovirus belongs to the Alco Ransomware family. Hades666 Ransomware encrypts user data using an encryption algorithm, then changes the file extension to .hades666. After the changes are made, user data cannot be used. Also, Hades666 Ransomware creates a file note containing the requirements of the attackers:
The note does not contain the exact amount of the ransom. Also, judging by the text, Hades666 Ransomware is aimed at English-speaking users, but this virus has spread throughout the world. We do not recommend you to pay, as there is no guarantee that your files will be really decrypted and returned to their original state. We strongly recommend using our recommendations to remove Hades666 Ransomware and decrypt .hades666 files now.
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How to remove Hades666 from your computer?
You may try to use SpyHunter anti-malware tool to remove Hades666 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 .Hades666 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 Hades666 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 Hades666s 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.
Written by Rami D