About Hermes 2.1 ransomware
Hermes 2.1 ransomware is a hot file encryption Trojan which is super malicious to PC. It is very sensitive and it could get which part is the weakest on your PC and then take advantage of this part to inject ranosmware codes into your PC.
It is able to take a hand in both windows and Mac OS system. Therefore, we recommend you to get rid of it as long as you feel that something is suspicious on your PC because you could never make sure that it really infected into your PC right now.
As you know, Hermes 2.1 ransomware is capable of doing harms to your PC. And this blames for its functions to control the whole PC. You could never expect your security programs can block it since it may have already turn off these programs before infection. So it will shut down all the protections on your PC. As a result, the virus cannot be detected and then ransomware can get in freely. After that, Hermes 2.1 ransomware activates codes to encrypt all your files with unwanted extension and you will be blocked to view any of the infected files again, including image, document, media files and other types of files. Later it shows you a warning which requires you to buy decryption key from the hacker with bitcoins. According the messages from Hermes 2.1 ransomware, you will be able to get all your files back after you pay the money. Is it true? No, many cases have shown that the decryption key may be fake and you cannot restore any file even though you pay over $1000 to the hacker. Do not be taken in!
Hermes 2.1 ransomware is not only able to get virus in, but also it could create ways for them to steal your information and data. So you are most probably blackmailed by criminals with these things. Besides, they could also open the bank accounts for these guys. All these will result in super lose for you. So you should remove Hermes 2.1 ransomware as soon as possible. After that, you can try to contact legitimate tech company to get help on decrypting your files.
Hermes 2.1 ransomware Removal Steps + Files Recovery
First and foremost, Don’t buy decryption key from virus maker ! We have seen many victims be scammed by hacker due to ransomware attack. They paid lots of money but never received the decryption key. Besides, even though the hacker sends you a real decryption key, your files may be still at risk, because you fund the hacker who have ability to develop advanced ransomware to encrypt your files again. Therefore, we firmly advice that you should not pay the ransom!
The right thing you should do now is to check entire PC and determine whether your system environment is safe or not. To do this, we recommend downloading SpyHunter Anti-malware to see whether it can detect files of ransomware or threat for you.
Ransomware or related threat may re-infect your files if the infections are still hiding on your computer. Once you can confirm that your system environment is safe, you can start to try legitimate decryption tools and see if they can restore files.
Step 1 – Download SpyHunter Anti-malware To Scan PC For Any Remaining Infections
– Once downloaded, Double-click SpyHunter-Installer.exe to install it:
– Once SpyHunter is installed and run, please click Start Scan Now to let it check entire system:
– Once SpyHunter detects malicious items or potential risks, you will need to register full version of SpyHunter to remove all detected items.
Step 2 – Try Legitimate Data Recovery Tools
It is extremely difficult to decrypt all the infected files once they are locked by Ransomware, which is developed with the most advanced hacker techniques. But please do not lose hope. The following sources may give you the best possibility to decrypt your files, it’s worth trying you luck with them.