About Moncrypt Virus

Moncrypt Virus is categorized as ransomware that encrypts data. Ransomware is categorized as one the most harmful malware you can get due to its behavior and easy infection. Once you open the ransomware-infected file, it’ll locate and lock certain files. People will find that photos, videos and documents will be targeted due to how essential they likely are to people. A decryption key is necessary to decrypt the files but unfortunately, it is in the possession of people responsible for the contamination. A free decryption program might be released at some point if malicious software researchers can crack the ransomware. We can’t be sure a decryptor will be created but that is your best option if backup hasn’t been made.

Among the encrypted files or on your desktop, a ransom note will be placed. The note will explain what happened to your files and how you may restore them. Our next statement shouldn’t shock you but it isn’t advised to engage with hackers. It wouldn’t shock us if your money would simply be taken, without you being sent a decryptor. What’s there to prevent them from doing just that. To guarantee you are never in this type of situation again, buy backup. If copies of files have been made, you don’t need to worry about file loss and could just eliminate Moncrypt Virus.

The spread methods used will be clarified in more detail later on but in short you probably fell for a fake update or opened a dangerous spam email. We’re so sure about this since those methods are the most popular.

Ransomware distribution ways

You could get infected in a couple of different ways, but as we have mentioned previously, you likely got the infection through false updates and spam emails. Since of how frequent spam campaigns are, you need to familiarize yourself with what dangerous spam look like. When dealing with senders you’re not familiar with, don’t immediately open the attached file and check the email carefully first. Malware spreaders oftentimes pretend to be from familiar companies so that users lower their guard and open emails without thinking about it. They might claim to be Amazon and say that the added file is a purchase receipt. If the sender is who they say they are, checking that should not be hard. Check the sender’s email address, and whether it appears real or not check that it really belongs to the company they claim to represent. You may also want to scan the attached file with some kind of malicious software scanner.

Malicious program updates are another way to get the ransomware. Dangerous sites are where we believe you encountered the bogus update alerts. It is also quite common for those false update notifications to appear through advertisements or banners. Nevertheless, for anyone who knows that actual updates are never pushed this way, it will immediately be clear as to what is going on. Since downloading anything from advertisements is just asking for trouble, be careful about what you use as your download sources. When your software requires an update, either the application in question will notify you, or it will automatically update.

How does this malware behave

It is probably unnecessary to explain that your files have been encrypted. The encryption process was initiated soon after you opened the malware file and it didn’t take long, meaning you might not have even noticed it. All affected files will be marked with a weird extension, so it’ll be clear which files have been affected. If your files have been locked, you will not be able to open them so easily as a strong encryption algorithm was used. A ransom notification will then become visible and it’ll explain how you could recover your files. If you’ve encountered ransomware before, you will notice that notes follow a specific pattern, cyber crooks will first try to scare you into thinking your sole option is to pay and then threaten with file removal if you refuse. It is not impossible that crooks behind this ransomware have the only way to recover files but despite that, paying the ransom is not suggested. Keep in mind that you would be relying on the people who locked your files in the first place to help you. It wouldn’t shock us if you became a specific target next time because criminals know you have paid once.

There is a likelihood that you could’ve stored at least some of your files somewhere, so try to remember if that could be the case. Because it is possible for malicious software researchers to make free decryption tools, if one isn’t currently available, back up your locked files for when/if it is. Delete Moncrypt Virus as quickly as possible, no matter what you do.

Whether you restore your files or not, you need to begin doing regular backups from now on. If you do not take the time to make backups, you might end up in the same situation again. Backup prices vary depending in which backup option you opt for, but the purchase is certainly worth it if you have files you wish to guard.

How to terminate Moncrypt Virus

It isn’t encouraged to try manual removal, unless you’re completely sure about what you’re doing. To eliminate the threat you will need to use malicious software removal program, unless you are willing to risk damaging your device. The malware may prevent you from successfully running the malicious software removal program, in which case you need to reboot your system in Safe Mode. You should not come across issues when your launch the program, so you could successfully terminate Moncrypt Virus. We should note that anti-malware program is not capable of aiding recover encrypted files, it just gets rid the ransomware.

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Learn how to remove Moncrypt Virus from your computer

Step 1. Delete Moncrypt Virus via Safe Mode with Networking

a) Windows 7/Windows Vista/Windows XP

  1. Start → Shutdown → Restart. win7-restart How to delete Moncrypt Virus
  2. When it is restarting, start pressing F8 until Advanced Boot Options appear.
  3. Go down to Safe Mode with Networking. win7-safe-mode How to delete Moncrypt Virus
  4. Once your computer loads, open your browser and download anti-malware software.
  5. Use it to delete Moncrypt Virus.

b) Windows 8/Windows 10

  1. Click the power button from the Start menu, hold the key Shift and press Restart. win10-restart How to delete Moncrypt Virus
  2. Access Troubleshoot, select Advanced options and press Startup settings. win-10-startup How to delete Moncrypt Virus
  3. Go down to Enable Safe Mode and press Restart. win10-safe-mode How to delete Moncrypt Virus
  4. Once your browser loads, open your browser and download anti-malware software.
  5. Use it to delete Moncrypt Virus.

Step 2. Delete Moncrypt Virus via System Restore

a) Windows 7/Windows Vista/Windows XP

  1. Start → Shutdown → Restart win7-restart How to delete Moncrypt Virus.
  2. When it is restarting, start pressing F8 until Advanced Boot Options appear.
  3. Go down to Safe Mode with Command Prompt. win7-safe-mode How to delete Moncrypt Virus
  4. In Command Prompt, enter cd restore and press Enter.
  5. Then type in rstrui.exe and press Enter. win7-command-prompt How to delete Moncrypt Virus
  6. In the System Restore window that appears, click Next, select restore point, and press Next again.
  7. Press Yes.

b) Windows 8/Windows 10

  1. Click the power button from the Start menu, hold the key Shift and press Restart. win10-restart How to delete Moncrypt Virus
  2. Access Troubleshoot, select Advanced options and press Command Prompt. win-10-startup How to delete Moncrypt Virus
  3. In Command Prompt, enter cd restore and press Enter.
  4. Then type in rstrui.exe and press Enter. win10-command-prompt How to delete Moncrypt Virus
  5. In the System Restore window that appears, click Next, select restore point, and press Next again.
  6. Press Yes.

Step 3. Recover your data

If ransomware has encrypted your files, it may be possible to recover them using one of the below mentioned methods. However, they will not always work, and the best way to ensure you do not lose your files is to have backup.

a) Method 1. Recover files via Data Recovery Pro

  1. Download Data Recovery Pro.
  2. Once it's installed, launch it and start a scan. data-recovery-pro How to delete Moncrypt Virus
  3. If the program is able to recover the files, you should be able to get them back. data-recovery-pro-scan How to delete Moncrypt Virus

b) Method 2. Recover files via Windows Previous Versions

If System Restore was enabled before you lost access to your files, you should be able to recover them via Windows Previous Versions.
  1. Find and right-click on the file you want to recover.
  2. Press Properties and then Previous Versions. win-previous-version How to delete Moncrypt Virus
  3. Select the version and press Restore.

c) Method 3. Recover files via Shadow Explorer

If the ransomware did not delete Shadow Copies of your files, you should be able to recover them via Shadow Explorer.
  1. Download Shadow Explorer from shadowexplorer.com.
  2. After you install it, open it.
  3. Select the disk with the encrypted files, choose a date.
  4. If folders that you want to recover appear, press Export. shadowexplorer How to delete Moncrypt Virus