About .lockis Extension Virus
.lockis Extension Virus is an extremely destructive virus you will never want to see on your system, because it is designed by hacker and applied to encrypt computer users’ personal files! Your computer can be hacked by .lockis Extension Virus when you open attachments of spam emails, visit adult websites, download freeware or torrent files from unknown file-sharing websites, or update installed apps from third party websites.
On activated, .lockis Extension Virus will execute command prompt to inject codes on your personal files make them unusable. Lots of your Microsoft Office files, images / pics, audio files, video files, PDF files and any kind of files cannot be opened normally and all their names have been changed into something with a malicious extension.
It is common form of online crime that hackers use to make money, by encrypting your files, .lockis Extension Virus forces you to contact the virus maker and pay lots of money to recover your precious personal files. But please do not buy decryption key of .lockis Extension Virus from its maker, many ransomware cases have shown that victims may be scammed. Lots of ransomware victims complaint that they did not get a useful decryption key after they paid the ransom. So .lockis Extension Virus could be another scam, do not trust it!
To avoid more of files being locked by .lockis Extension Virus, and get your healthy PC back, you need to get rid of .lockis Extension Virus virus immediately. Once you clean up your computer, you have use legitimate decryption tools made by reliable tech companies to recover files.
.lockis 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.