Review on [firstname.lastname@example.org].CALVO Virus
[email@example.com].CALVO Virus is a files encryption ransomware made to blackmail computer users. Once your computer is infected by [firstname.lastname@example.org].CALVO Virus, all your files and documents will be encrypted. It will leave you a ransom note that tells you to how to purchase decryption key from hacker.
Attention! Do not purchase decryption key from hacker. Many ransomware cases have proved that the hacker cannot be trusted. Many victims were tricked to pay ransom fees to get the decryption key, but finally found that the key did not work. Moreover, paying the ransom fees is a way to fund the hacker, who can create more ransomware to blackmail victims. That means your files may be re-infected sooner or later . Therefore, do not fund the hacker!
It is better for you to get [email@example.com].CALVO Virus off from your PC. And then try legitimate decryption tools made by popular tech company .
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 [firstname.lastname@example.org].CALVO Virus and click Uninstall:
Step 2 Find and remove malicious registry entries of [email@example.com].CALVO 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 [firstname.lastname@example.org].CALVO 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