.velso File Ransomware is the dubious file-encoder virus that can be classified as ransomware. It is mainly created by a cyber hacker with main motive to make illegal benefit from infected users. Once it enters, it will scan the whole system and encrypt your various file or data and demand ransom for its decryption key. It uses the combination of AES and RSA encryption algorithm to encrypt the file and append the file name as .velso extension. After encryption, it will create a ransom note “get_my_files.txt” and put it in each folder containing encrypted files or also display on the computer screen. According to the ransom note, it contains a short message about encrypted files and payment method to buy decryption key.
.velso File Ransomware is mainly distributed through spam email attachments, peer-to-peer sharing of files or network, clicking on malicious ads, bundled with freeware, via exploit kits, visiting suspicious sites like porn and torrent sites and much more. Cybercriminals demand ransom in the form of Bitcoins and encourage users to buy it from designated wallet address. The decryption key is stored on the server of cybercriminals. After penetration, .velso File Ransomware makes new registry entries in Window Registry to achieve high-level persistence that can allow other malware threats into the system. It can also disable the security program to hide in the system for a long time.
It is strongly recommended that never make any type of payment to the cyber crooks. It is not sure that you will successfully receive decryption key after making payment. Once you make payment, you will automatically connect to the cyber crooks. They can steal your privacy for misuse and monitor your online activities. It is hardly advised you to remove .velso File Ransomware from the PC immediately.