What is KillRabbit ransomware?
KillRabbit ransomware is the virus, that is infectious and dangerous for any system. KillRabbit ransomware can block all the personal files on your computer and makes it unreadable. First KillRabbit infiltrates your system, then starts encrypting procedure with AES encryption algorithm. This ransomware adds .killrabbit file extension to the name of all the encrypted data. In this article you can learn how to remove KillRabbit ransomware and decrypt .killrabbit files.
Once data on your computer is encrypted, KillRabbit will drop ID_KzJOo326vpwAHTvnF4xWTdZ1Wpfm1k_[06_08_2018_18_12]_[7601-authorization].php and ID_KzJOo326vpwAHTvnF4xWTdZ1Wpfm1k_[06_08_2018_18_12]_[7601-cabinet].php files. You can find demands and instruction on how to pay the ransom for decryption key in these files. This is what ID_KzJOo326vpwAHTvnF4xWTdZ1Wpfm1k_[06_08_2018_18_12]_[7601-authorization].php ransom note contains:
KillRabbit V2 – User Area
[Unique Key] [Authorization] Problems with authorization? Contact us> firstname.lastname@example.org
Oops, it seems the rabbit encrypted all of your files and requires a ransom for their decryption.
Do not worry, all your files will be decrypted after payment of the repayment.
And the other one ID_KzJOo326vpwAHTvnF4xWTdZ1Wpfm1k_[06_08_2018_18_12]_[7601-cabinet].php:
KillRabbit V2 – Control Panel
• Payment Module
Unique ID: KzJOo326vpwAHTvnF4xWTdZ1Wpfm1k
Redemption amount: 345S
[…] [Check Payment] Number of your deleted files: 0
KillRabbit is a typical ransomware, its main purpose is to force you to pay them. After finishing encrypting process, the ransomware will state that there are no ways to recover your files but to pay ransom – 345$. Once you’ve done payment, they are supposed to send you decryption key. But you should know that commonly cyber criminals ignore their victims. Still, KillRabbit ransomware does very complicated encryption, but it does not damage, move or delete your files, which means you have all chances to restore your personal data.
How to remove KillRabbit ransomware from your computer and restore files?
You may try to use anti-malware tool to remove KillRabbit 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 .killrabbit files encrypted by KillRabbit?
Once you’ve removed virus, you are probably thinking of recovering files from encryption. Let’s take a look at possible ways of decrypting your data.
Decrypt .killrabbit files with automated decryption tools
Unfortunately, due to novelty of KillRabbit ransomware, there are no available automatic decryptors for this virus yet. Still, there is no need to invest in malicious scheme by paying ransom. You are able to recover files manually.
Decrypt .killrabbit files manually
You can try to use one of these methods in order to restore your encrypted data manually.
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 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.
How to protect PC from KillRabbit?
It’s pretty difficult task to get rid of any ransomware, including KillRabbit. But you can easily prevent any infection of your PC. HitmanPro.Alert’s CryptoGuard can help you with this problem. It’s one of the best anti-ransomware applications. No matter how sneaky it is, HitmanPro.Alert’s CryptoGuard will stop KillRabbit infiltration to your system. After detection, this program removes all the related to the ransomware data and prevents your file from being encrypted.