What is .ekvf File Virus ?
.ekvf File Virus is a file encryption Trojan and it win popularity of hackers for its super infectiousness and elusiveness. Thus, hackers use it to blackmail users and earn money. This will cause substantial loss for the victims. So we believe that the sooner to get rid of it, the less lose you should suffer.
.ekvf File Virus gets inside with the spam emails, dark websites, browser hijacker, virus, trojans, and so on. .ekvf File Virus is used by hackers to encrypt all files on your PC. It kidnap your files via encrypting them with malicious codes. And then, it require you to pay them money to exchange the decryption key. So you have no choice but give it money. Here is the warning from .ekvf File Virus:
These evil hackers may not give you the real decryptor after they receive your money. Thus we don’t think it is a good to buy decryption key of .ekvf File Virus. Instead, you should remove .ekvf File Virus immediately and then find legitimate tech company to decrypt files.
Step 1 – Uninstall malicious programs from Control Panel.
Ransomware may infect your system after you install some malicious programs. To avoid being re-infected, first you should uninstall malicious programs from your computer:
- 1. Press “Windows key + R key” together to open Run window
- 2. Input “control panel” in Run window and hit Enter key to open Control Panel
- 3. Click Uninstall a program:
- 4. Right-click programs which may be related with .ekvf File Virus and click Uninstall:
Step 2 Find and remove malicious registry entries of .ekvf File Virus or malicious program.
Note – In case any suspicious files, unwanted program, unwanted browser extension, or unwanted search engine cannot be removed manually, it is often caused by malicious program, which may adds files to registry or make changes in registry . Therefore, to uninstall such stubborn items, you need to find and remove malicious files in the Registry Editor. Check the steps below:
1. Press “Windows key + R key” together to open Run window;
2. Input “regedit” in Run window and hit Enter key to open Registry;
3. Click Edit menu and select Find >> Type virus’s name into it and click Find Next >> Right click on the files and click Delete (Only If you can determine that they are related with malware):
Step 3 Restoring the files encrypted by .ekvf File Virus.
Do not pay any money to recover your files. Even if you were to pay the ransom, there is no guarantee that you will regain access to your files.
The right way to recover your files is to count on legitimate decryption tools. Here are websites of popular cybersecurity community, you can try the decryption tools shared on their sites:
EmsiSoft Decryptor (Free)
EmsiSoft is working on developing free decryptor for the newest ransomware. Currently it provide user with over 40 free and useful decryptors. Please visit https://decrypter.emsisoft.com/ to find and download the decrypter you need.
3. Trend Micro Decryptor (Free)
Trend Micro Ransomware File Decryptor tool is able to decrypt certain type of ransomware. Visit the download page here to follow its instructions to download and use the decryotor for free.
4. Avast Free Ransomware Decryption Tools
Avast free ransomware decryption tools can help decrypt files encrypted by the many types of ransomware. Go to this Avast page and download the decyptors for the latest ransomware.
5. Kaspersky Free Ransomware Decryptors
Kaspersky russian lab now provides many free decryptors. Visit Kaspersky page here and have a try .
6. NoMoreRansom Decryptors
The No More Ransom Project provides free decryption tools for lots of ransomware. Have a try on these tools at this page: https://www.nomoreransom.org/en/decryption-tools.html