What is Vesad Ransomware?
Vesad is a cryptovirus genealogically related to the STOP Ransomware family. This virus became most active in the middle of June of this year, also running ahead, despite the fact that Vesad targets users who speak English, people from all over the world are trying to remove Vesad Ransomware and decrypt their files. Vesad encrypts user data and adds the .vesad extension to it. To use these files in the future becomes impossible. Also, I would like to note that the virus deletes shadow copies of files and system restore points in order to nullify all attempts to self-decrypt files. Vesad creates a text document _readme.txt containing information about the purchase:
Here’s the lock screen’s content and its image:
Don’t worry my friend, 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:
Support Telegram account:
Your personal ID:
In many ways, the contents of the note did not tolerate changes in comparison with the notes of other crypto viruses from STOP Ransomware’s family. Fraudsters require a ransom of $ 490 dollars, in case payment is made within 72 hours. In other cases, the cost of the purchase of 980 dollars. Of course, we do not recommend you to pay. Check out our instructions to remove Vesad and decrypt your files.
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How to remove Vesad from your computer?
You may try to use anti-malware tool to remove Vesad 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 .Vesad 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 Vesad 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 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