What is ransomware

Tornado ransomware file-encoding malicious software, often known as ransomware, will encode your files. Threat can result in severe consequences, as encoded files may be permanently inaccessible. Due to this, and the fact that getting infected is quite easy, ransomware is thought to be a highly harmful threat. Opening spam email attachments, pressing on infected adverts and bogus downloads are the most common reasons why data encrypting malware may be able to infect. When the encoding process is complete, victims are asked for a specific amount of money, which would supposedly lead to data decoding. How much money is requested depends on the ransomware, you could be requested to pay $50 or a some thousands of dollars. Consider everything carefully before complying with the requests, no matter how little money you are asked for. Do not forget you are dealing with crooks who might not give you anything in return for the payment. There are plenty of accounts of users getting nothing after complying with the requests. Instead of paying, it would be better to consider investing part of the money into backup. You will find all kinds of backup options, and we’re certain you can find one that’s right for you. If backup is available, as soon you uninstall Tornado ransomware, you’ll be able to restore data. Malware like this is hiding all over the place, and you’ll possibly get contaminated again, so the least you could do is be prepared for it. In order to safeguard a system, one should always be on the lookout for possible threats, becoming familiar with their spread methods.

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Ransomware distribution methods

doesn’t use complicated methods to spread and likes to stick to sending out corrupted email attachments, compromised ads and infecting downloads. That does not mean authors won’t use methods that require more skill.

Recall if you have recently opened a weird email attachment. The contaminated file is simply attached to an email, and then sent out to possible victims. If they wanted, crooks can make those emails very convincing, normally using delicate topics like money and taxes, which is why we’re not shocked that many users open those attachments. Usage of basic greetings (Dear Customer/Member), strong pressure to open the attachment, and evident mistakes in grammar are what you ought to look out for when dealing with emails that contain files. A sender whose email is important enough to open would not use general greetings, and would instead write your name. Amazon, PayPal and other big company names are commonly used because users know of them, thus are more likely to open the emails. Clicking on ads hosted on questionable sites and using dangerous web pages as download sources might also lead to an infection. Certain adverts might be harboring malware, so it’s best if you stop clicking on them when visiting questionable reputation websites. And when it comes to downloading something, only do it through legitimate web pages. You ought to never download anything from ads, whether they’re pop-ups or banners or any other type. If a program was in need of an update, it would alert you via the program itself, and not via your browser, and usually they update without your intervention anyway.

What happened to your files?

Infection leading to permanent file loss isn’t an impossible scenario, which is why ransomware is is categorized as a severe-level threat. File encryption does not take long, ransomware has a list of targets and finds all of them immediately. Once your files have been encrypted by this ransomware, you’ll see that all affected ones have a file extension. The reason why your files may be permanently lost is because some file encrypting malicious software use strong encryption algorithms for the encryption process, and it isn’t always possible to break them. If you do not understand what has happened, everything will become clear when a ransom note gets dropped. The note will request that you buy a decryption tool to recover files, but complying with the demands isn’t what we recommend. Complying with the requests doesn’t necessarily mean file decryption because crooks could just take your money, leaving your files encrypted. The ransom money would also probably be funding future ransomware projects. And, more and more people will become attracted to the business which reportedly made $1 billion in 2016. Instead of paying the ransom, invest the money into backup. If this kind of situation reoccurred, you could just ignore it and not worry about possible file loss. Eliminate Tornado ransomware if it’s still present, instead of complying with the requests. And attempt to avoid these kinds of infections in the future.

How to terminate Tornado ransomware

We strongly advise acquiring malicious program removal software to ensure the threat is gone completely. You might have chosen to eliminate Tornado ransomware manually but you could end up bringing about more harm, which it’s not suggested. If you employed professional elimination software, everything would be done for you, and you wouldn’t unwittingly end up doing more harm. The utility would scan your system and if the infection is still present, it will remove Tornado ransomware. We’ll provide guidelines to help you below this report, in case you are not sure about where to begin. However unfortunate it may be, those utilities can’t help you decrypt your data, they’ll merely erase the infection. But, you should also know that some data encoding malware is decryptable, and malware specialists may develop free decryptors.

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Learn how to remove Tornado ransomware from your computer

Step 1. Delete Tornado ransomware via Safe Mode with Networking

a) Windows 7/Windows Vista/Windows XP

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

b) Windows 8/Windows 10

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

Step 2. Delete Tornado ransomware via System Restore

a) Windows 7/Windows Vista/Windows XP

  1. Start → Shutdown → Restart win7-restart Uninstall Tornado ransomware.
  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 Uninstall Tornado ransomware
  4. In Command Prompt, enter cd restore and press Enter.
  5. Then type in rstrui.exe and press Enter. win7-command-prompt Uninstall Tornado ransomware
  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 Uninstall Tornado ransomware
  2. Access Troubleshoot, select Advanced options and press Command Prompt. win-10-startup Uninstall Tornado ransomware
  3. In Command Prompt, enter cd restore and press Enter.
  4. Then type in rstrui.exe and press Enter. win10-command-prompt Uninstall Tornado ransomware
  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 Uninstall Tornado ransomware
  3. If the program is able to recover the files, you should be able to get them back. data-recovery-pro-scan Uninstall Tornado ransomware

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 Uninstall Tornado ransomware
  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 Uninstall Tornado ransomware