What is Truke Ransomware?
Truke Ransomware is a cryptovirus, the advent of which can greatly harm the user. Truke encrypts user data of various formats and content. For example, audio, video, multimedia, MS office documents and other files may be subject to encryption. Also, Truke assigns these files a new .truke extension. After the changes are made, the files become unusable, which raises the question of how to remove Truke Ransomware and decrypt user’s files. Also, the virus creates a text document _readme.txt, containing the conditions of redemption and other requirements of the attackers who developed Truke. Here is the note:
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:
Your personal ID:
Judging by the content of the note, Truke belongs to the STOP (DJVU) Ransomware family, which has numerous varieties of crypto viruses and is distributed almost throughout the world. Moreover, fraudsters demand a ransom of $980 dollars and offer a “bargain” discount of 50% in case the user pays within 72 hours. This is a dubious benefit because you are forced into these circumstances by force. We recommend that you read our recommendations to remove Truke Ransomware and decrypt your files. Guides are listed below.
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How to remove Truke from your computer?
You may try to use anti-malware tool to remove Truke 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 .Truke 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 Truke 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 the following steps:
- Open My Computer and search for the folders you want to restore;
- Right-click on the folder and choose to 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