Name: JosepCrypt Ransomware
Danger level: High
Spread: malspam, fake updates, and download
Symptoms: encrypt data and demand ransom
Removal tools: scan with reliable tools
JosepCrypt Ransomware is nasty file encryption which categorizes as a crypto malware infection. This vicious threat is seen at may 2018. This deadly malware infection mainly detected in all the versions of Windows-based OS. It searches its own way to infiltrate in your system without your acknowledge. This dubious threat has been created by criminals to lure the innocent users illegally. This threat infection uses an encryption algorithm to lock your files and change your file name with .josep extension files. It leaves a ransom note as RECOVERY.txt on your screen which contains information about encrypted data and ransom payment instructions. As reported by developers, the only way to restore your files is paying a huge amount of money. It demands a ransom in Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies.
JosepCrypt Ransomware generally spread in your system via spam emails, malicious sites, torrent sites, freeware, spyware, and many more. Once it installs in your system, it encrypts your all important files and corrupts your system completely. If you do not pay the ransom within the time it permanently deletes your files and infects all kind of files such as audio, video, text, pdf, HTML, XML, ppt, images and many more. It also disabled your firewall and security settings. This threat collect your personal details and info such as IP addresses, id, password, secret data etc.
It is advised the victim to not pay the ransom. It is completely fake error messages which scar the users. You never get back your encrypted data after paying the ransom. It uses a unique key for decryption and decoy the victims. Avoid clicking on malicious sites and links. JosepCrypt Ransomware scan with a reliable anti-virus application to evacuate from your PC. Try to delete it as soon as possible.