[Darkfuture@cock.li].java virus is the notorious file-encrypting virus that can be categorized as ransomware. It is mainly developed by cyber criminals with main motive to extort money from innocent users. Once it enters into the system, 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 name of file as .java extension. After encryption, it will create a ransom note in the form of TEXT or HTML 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.
[Darkfuture@cock.li].java virus is mainly distributed through spam email attachments, via exploit kits, P2P network sharing, freeware and shareware downloads, visiting suspicious sites like porn and torrent sites and much more. Cyber criminals demand ransom in the form of digital currency known as Bitcoins and encourage users to buy decryption key from the provided wallet address. The cost of the decryption key is still unknown. They can also warn users that if you not make payment in given time and want to remove this virus then you will lose your file permanently. After penetration, [Darkfuture@cock.li].java virus makes new registry entries in Window Registry to achieve high-level persistence that can allow other malware threats into the system. It can also block Window Firewall and other security tools to be undetected. Through this virus, cyber crooks monitor your online activities and steal your privacy for misuse.
It is strongly recommended that never pay any money to the cyber crook. It is not sure that you will successfully receive decryption key after making payment. Once you make payment, you also support their malicious business. Therefore, it is hardly advised you to remove [Darkfuture@cock.li].java virus from the PC as soon as possible.