Vbox encryption process
Vbox ransomware is a freshly made type of Dharma file encryption ransomware. Attacks of this virus are unexpected, as the virus usually is injected into email attachments and software installators. Once this virus reaches the system, it immediately proceeds 2 malicious processes: it looks for the appropriate files and then encrypts them. It goes without saying, that the owners of the infected devices can’t open these files, as their file structures have been changed, as well as the extensions to .[firstname.lastname@example.org].vbox ones. Don’t try to remove Vbox ransomware encryption with the help the renaming, as it may lead to the loss of data.
Moreover, in order to make you pay, hackers add to the virus the ability to create ransom notes and pop-up messages. These notes provide users with the information about the price of their decryption services and contacts. In the case of infection with Vbox ransomware this message contains the following information:
All your files have been encrypted!
Write this ID in the title of your message
In case of no answer in 24 hours write us to these e-mails: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 decryption tool that will decrypt all your files.
Free decryption as guarantee
Before paying you can send us up to 1 file for free decryption. The total size of files must be less than 1Mb (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.
Don’t pay ransoms a cent, as it can make the situation worse. Hackers can send you not the decryption tool, but the more malicious virus, that can steal all your information and destroy all data! As there is no any firm guarantee, you shouldn’t trust in their words. If you wonder, how to remove Vbox ransomware and decrypt .[firstname.lastname@example.org].vbox files, you can use our guide for free!
- How to remove Vbox Ransomware from your computer
- How to remove Vbox Ransomware encryption from your files
- Data Recovery
- Automated decryption tools
- Windows Previous Versions
How to remove Vbox 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 Vbox 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 Vbox, 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 .vbox files?
Once you’ve removed the virus, you are probably thinking how to decrypt .[email@example.com].vbox 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 Vbox 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.