- Name: LazagneCrypt Ransomware
- Type: Ransomware
- Danger level: High
- Symptoms: The ransomware encrypt the files and append the file name as .encr extension.
Removal: Try to remove it with the help of automatic removal tool.
LazagneCrypt Ransomware is the dangerous crypto-threat that can be identified as ransomware. It is mainly created by cyber criminals with main purpose to extort money from innocent users. Cyber security analysts noted that it is the variant of Open source ransomware project called HideenTear. Once it enters, it will scan the entire system and encrypt important files like PDF, image, audio, video, docx, html and much more files. It uses the combination of symmetric and asymmetric encryption algorithm to encrypt the file and append the file name as .encr extension. Once it encrypts the file, it will create a ransom note and put it in each folder containing encrypted files and payment method to buy decryption key. According to ransom note, it contains as short description about encrypted files and payment method to buy decryption key.
LazagneCrypt Ransomware is mainly spread via spam email attachments, via exploit kits, peer-to-peer sharing of network, freeware and shareware downloads, visiting suspicious sites and much more. Cyber crooks behind this ransomware demand ransom in the form of Bitcoins and encourage users to buy it from designated wallet address. They can also threaten the users that if you not make payment in given time and want to remove this virus then you will permanently lose your file. Through this ransomware virus, cyber criminals monitor your online activities and track your browsing details. It can also collect the sensitive information and send to cyber hacker for misuse.
After infiltration, LazagneCrypt 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 weaken the Window Firewall and other security tools to be undetected. It is strongly advised that never make any type of payment to the cyber criminals. It is not sure that you will successfully receive decryption key after making payment. Try to remove LazagneCrypt Ransomware from the PC as early as possible.