DecryptorMax is a freshly developed and released ransomware, same as CryptoLocker, CryptoWall, Shade and CNAIPIC has an objective to lock user’s computer, encrypt all of the files and demand a ransom. The wave of ransomware attacks caused serious damage to users and companies around the world. It is very hard to find the source of the infection and it is nearly impossible to fight it, because the cyber criminals use the complex encryption algorithm and the unlocking key is stored on their remote web servers and not on the infected machine. DecryptorMax may infect any operating system by exploiting various vulnerabilities.
After the infection with DecryptorMax user will see the window of the ransomware where will be stated that user’s personal files are encrypted and to get restored personal files user needs to proceed to the next step. Usually the next step is the bitcoin wallet and ransom value that you need to send. There is a timer that expires just to add more pressure and threaten infected users. Anyway, you should not pay the ransom, because there is no guarantee that you will get the key, but that money that you send will be used for other malicious activities. Basically if you send ransom you are supporting the cyber criminals and encourage them to continue infecting innocent users with malware. Also, DecryptorMax ransomware can use some of your personal files like pictures for other crimes. User’s identity may be stolen and used on some scam websites. It is highly recommended to get rid of DecryptorMax ransomware as soon as possible.
DecryptorMax can get into user’s computer through various ways. The most common ways of the infection is through spam email attachments and bundling with freeware products. Therefore it is strongly advised to ignore spam emails and never download freeware applications from unofficial sites or by torrents. DecryptorMax ransomware may be disguised into some fake Java or Flash Player updates or some pc antivirus utility. User should always use the reliable antivirus protection and keep virus database signatures updated. Any adware or malware infection on user’s computer may serve as a gateway for DecryptorMax to get into the system and start its malicious activities. User should always read the EULA during the installation of software and always opt for custom or advanced installation to be able to see bundled programs and unselect them.
It is very hard to restore your computer from the damage caused by DecryptorMax. User may lose all of his personal important data. However, there is a solution how to save your data. User may attempt to perform system restore to the previous point, but before that you should completely remove DecryptorMax ransomware and scan your computer for threats. Follow the removal instructions written below and download our automatic removal tool to scan your computer and eliminate every threat on your computer.
Symptoms of DecryptorMax infection on your computer can be: computer crashes, unusual homepage or search engine on your browser, unwanted pop-up ads and advertising banners. We recommend to download our automatic removal tool. This removal tool has been tested for DecryptorMax threat removal and it is easy to use.