What is VirusEncoder Ransomware?
VirusEncoder is a cryptovirus that encrypts user data of various formats and types. For example, it can encrypt documents, office, audio, video files, multimedia, archives, and so on. Summing up, we can say that it affects the most significant files for the user, so you need to remove VirusEncoder Ransomware and decrypt .boooam@cock_li files as early as possible. By the way, it is the .boooam@cock_li extension cryptovirus that adds to the encrypted files. Moreover, VirusEncoder creates a special file HOW_TO_DECRYPT_FILES.html, which is a kind of note from fraudsters with their requirements.
The note contains quite a bit of information and does not give complete clarity of what is happening. Attackers encourage the user to contact them for a subsequent buyout payment. Of course, no one can guarantee the safety of your files and the fact that the attackers do return your files to you. Moreover, VirusEncoder can delete shadow copies of files or system restore points, which can make it very difficult to self-decrypt files. We strongly recommend that you use our recommendations to remove VirusEncoder Ransomware and decrypt .boooam@cock_li files right now.
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How to remove VirusEncoder Ransomware from your computer?
You may try to use anti-malware tool to remove VirusEncoder 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 .VirusEncoder 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 VirusEncoder 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 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