What is pykw Extension Virus?
pykw Extension Virus is deemed as a ransomware which will locks files on infected PCs. It aims at robbing users’ money. According to research, pykw Extension Virus can encrypt the follow files:
PNG .PSD .PSPIMAGE .TGA .THM .TIF .TIFF .YUV .AI .EPS .PS .SVG .INDD .PCT .PDF .XLR .XLS .XLSX .ACCDB .DB .DBF .MDB .PDB .SQL .APK .APP .BAT .CGI .COM .EXE .GADGET .JAR .PIF .WSF .DEM .GAM .NES .ROM .SAV CAD Files .DWG .DXF GIS Files .GPX .KML .KMZ .ASP .ASPX .CER .CFM .CSR .CSS .HTM .HTML .JS .JSP .PHP .RSS .XHTML. DOC .DOCX .LOG .MSG .ODT .PAGES .RTF .TEX .TXT .WPD .WPS .CSV .DAT .GED .KEY .KEYCHAIN .PPS .PPT .PPTX ..INI .PRF Encoded Files .HQX .MIM .UUE .7Z .CBR .DEB .GZ .PKG .RAR .RPM .SITX .TAR.GZ .ZIP .ZIPX .BIN .CUE .DMG .ISO .MDF .TOAST .VCD SDF .TAR .TAX2014 .TAX2015 .VCF .XML Audio Files .AIF .IFF .M3U .M4A .MID .MP3 .MPA .WAV .WMA Video Files .3G2 .3GP .ASF .AVI .FLV .M4V .MOV .MP4 .MPG .RM .SRT .SWF .VOB .WMV 3D .3DM .3DS .MAX .OBJ R.BMP .DDS .GIF .JPG ..CRX .PLUGIN .FNT .FON .OTF .TTF .CAB .CPL .CUR .DESKTHEMEPACK .DLL .DMP .DRV .ICNS .ICO .LNK .SYS .CFG
Generally, pykw Extension Virus gets inside the PC with the spam email, and also there are still other ways, such as porn websites, fake links, or freeware bundles. When pykw Extension Virus takes the chance to get inside the PC, it will first encrypt all the files, and then leave a ransom note to lead victims to buy decryption key.
You will be forced to pay a huge amount of money for the decryptor. But there is no guarantee that the decryption tool from hacker can restore your files. So do not buy decryption key from pykw Extension Virus. You should delete codes of pykw Extension Virus and the have a try on legitimate decryption tools made by popular tech company.
pykw Extension Virus 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.