What is RAR Ransomware?
RAR Ransomware has been classified as file-encryption Ransomware. Similar to other ransomware, the major distribution way of RAR Ransomware virus is the spam email attachments, ransomware-related trojan packed in free software, and dangerous links on porn websites.
According to researches by our lab, 90% of victims were infected by RAR Ransomware after open attachments and click links from spam emails disguising as Express notification, payment notification, and prize-winning notification. Please note that, never open any attached file and click any link from suspicious emails related with the information mentioned above.
Once you carelessly let this RAR Ransomware enters your system, it will be a truly disaster to you. It will activated and its codes will be spread to entire system to infect your system files and personal files with malicious extensions. In consequence, when you open a Microsoft Office Word file, when you want to view one your of personal photos, when you want to watch a downloaded video or open any file with extensions such as JPEG, BMP, DOC, PDF, TXT, XLSX, PPT, XLS, you will find that none of your files can be access at all.
In some of your folders, you may see a TXT file left by RAR Ransomware virus and it informs you to access hacker’s website and pay ransom money to recover your files. This is a typical online fraud set by top hacker, it’s not suggested to send money to these cyber criminal who may even take chance to hack you bank account when you doing the payment. And it’s wise not to trust such evil people, in some cases, victims pay the money but never get their files back. What you should is to remove RAR Ransomware as quickly as possible, then you have chance to save some of your files and avoid other new files being encrypted in the future. Follow the guide below to remove the ransomware now:
RAR 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.