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AxCrypter Ransomware is a type of malware that encrypts your files and demands a ransom to decrypt them.

History

In May 2017, a new ransomware called AxCrypter started circulating. This ransomware is notable for its use of the AxCrypt file encryption software.

The biggest AxCrypter Ransomware attack happened in June 2017 when AxCrypter ransomware was used to attack the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA). The SFMTA was forced to shut down its light-rail system for almost a day.

How does AxCrypter Ransomware get on your computer?

AxCrypter Ransomware usually arrives on your computer through an email attachment or by downloading a malicious file from the internet. Once it’s on your computer, AxCrypter Ransomware will start encrypting your files.

What will happen when AxCrypter Ransomware encrypts your files?

When AxCrypter Ransomware encrypts your files, it will add a “. Axcrypter” extension to the end of the filename. For example, “sample.jpg” would become “sample.jpg. Axcrypter”. AxCrypter Ransomware will also create a text file named ” Axcrypter-DECRYPT.txt” in each folder that contains encrypted files. This text file contains instructions on how to pay the ransom and decrypt your files.

How to remove AxCrypter Ransomware?

If AxCrypter Ransomware has infected your computer, we recommend that you use a reputable anti-malware program to remove it. AxCrypter Ransomware is a type of malware that can be difficult to remove manually.

AxCrypter Ransomware uses strong encryption, which makes it impossible to decrypt your files without the private decryption key.

Is there a public decryption tool for AxCrypter Ransomware?

At this time, there is no public decryption tool for AxCrypter Ransomware.

This means that you will not be able to decrypt your files without the private decryption key. You can get a private decryption key only by contacting AxCrypter Ransomware creators and paying the ransom. We do not recommend that you pay the AxCrypter Ransomware ransom. There is no guarantee that you will get your files back, and you would be supporting the people who created AxCrypter Ransomware.

How to protect yourself from AxCrypter Ransomware?

The best way to protect yourself from AxCrypter Ransomware is to be careful when opening email attachments and downloading files from the internet. You should also install a reputable anti-malware program on your computer and keep it up-to-date.

Contact data recovery services

If AxCrypter Ransomware has encrypted your files, you should contact a data recovery service. Data recovery services specialize in recovering data from encrypted files. They may be able to help you recover your files without paying the ransom.

At any moment, you can request SalvageData’s expert help to recover the data from the ransomware attack. If you feel more comfortable, you can also go to the nearest data recovery center and request assistance there.

 

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