Read this post to learn how to remove SuperB ransomware virus and how to restore files that have been encrypted by this infection on your computer system.
SuperB ransomware virus is one of the latest cyber-threats that have been detected out there. The infection aims to encrypt the files on your computer system and then drop a ransom note, which has instructions that aim to convince you to pay a hefty ransom fee in order to restore the encrypted files. If you have been infected by this ransomware virus, it is strongly advisable to not pay the ransom and restore the encrypted files via other means. Read this article to learn more about SuperB ransomware and how to remove it and restore your data.
|Threat Name||SuperB Ransomware|
|Main Activity||Infects the computer after which encrypts important documents and holds them hostage until a ransom is paid.|
|Signs of Presence||Files are encrypted and a ransom note appears getting victims to open a Tor-based payment page.|
|Spread||Via malicious e-mail spam and set of infection tools.|
|File Recovery||Download Data Recovery Software, to see how many files encrypted by SuperB Ransomware ransomware you will be able to recover.|
How Does the SuperB Ransomware Virus Work?
This ransomware infection is from the file encryption kind. This means that if infected, SuperB Ransomware will encode your files on sight, hence making them unable to be opened and used.
The virus does this by firstly modifying the Windows Registry. This can happen in several different ways. One of those ways is to modify .dll files belonging in the %WINDIR%, related to the operation of the Windows Registry Editor. This may result in adding of registry values to make the malicious executables run on Windows Startup.
When the virus encrypts the files, it looks for types of data that is often used, zoals videos, MS Office files, Adobe Reader .PDF’s, pictures, music and other often used data.SuperB Ransomware ransomware makes it’s presence to be known for the user, adding it’s ransom note for the victim to see. The note asks to contact the cyber-criminals
Users are left with nothing but to wonder what has happened and what they can do about it. They are usually demanted to pay a hefty ransom fee. After encryption, the SuperB Ransomware may also execute the “vssadmin delete shadows /all /quiet”.
How to Protect Oneself Against Ransomware Viruses?
After the inevitable has happened, you should learn how to prevent it from happening to you in the future. There are several different solutions to ransomware, but they all come down to two main strategy.
Solution number one is to understand what you are dealing with. If the ransomware virus that has infected you, in this case SuperB Ransomware ransomware, make sure to check our website for any solutions of the threat. Usually most antivirus vendors create decryptors for those ransomware viruses that can be cracked, in other words, which are decryptable. Usually a ransomware virus can be decrypted if there is a mistake in the code written by the hackers who made it or of the encryption algorithm (the language used to make your files non-readable) has a method to be decrypted. Gewoonlijk, echter, most ransom viruses have an immensely strong encryption algorithm and they are non-decryptable. Usually it takes some time do develop a decrypter, but keep following this blog post as we will update with a download link to the tool which can get back your data.
How to Remove SuperB Ransomware Ransomware and Back Up My Data
The removal process of this virus may prove to be a tricky one. This is primarily because the virus may be involved in several different stages of operation that create mutexes, registry entries and files on your computer. All of the objects created by SuperB Ransomware Ransomware may be difficult to remove manually and In some situations may even cause harm to your computer. The safest way to remove malicious files, according to experts is to use an advanced tool that hunts specifically for these type of ransomware infections and removes them. Such tool will not get your files back but will scan your computer automatically and delete the virus as fast as possible so that your PC is safe. And after the removal, you can try using some other third-party methods to restore files that have been encrypted by SuperB Ransomware Ransomware while you wait for antivirus vendors to develop a decrypter.
Booting in Safe Mode
1) Hold Windows Key and R
2) A run Window will appear, in it type “msconfig” and hit Enter
3) After the Window appears go to the Boot tab and select Safe Boot
Cut out SuperB Ransomware in Task Manager
1) Press CTRL+ESC+SHIFT at the same time.
2) Locate the “Processes” tab.
3) Locate the malicious process of SuperB Ransomware, and end it’s task by right-clicking on it and clicking on “End Process”
Eliminate SuperB Ransomware‘s Malicious Registries
For most Windows variants:
1) Hold Windows Button and R.
2) In the “Run” box type “Regedit” and hit “Enter”.
3) Hold CTRL+F keys and type SuperB Ransomware or the file name of the malicious executable of the virus which is usually located in %AppData%, %Temp%, %Local%, %Roaming% or %SystemDrive%.
4) After having located malicious registry objects, some of which are usually in the Run and RunOnce subkeys delete them ermanently and restart your computer. Here is how to find and delete keys for different versions.
For Windows 7: Open the Start Menu and in the search type and type regedit –> Open it. –> Hold CTRL + F buttons –> Type SuperB Ransomware Virus in the search field.
Win 8/10 users: Start Button –> Choose Run –> type regedit –> Hit Enter -> Press CTRL + F buttons. Type SuperB Ransomware in the search field.
Automatic Removal of SuperB Ransomware
Recover files encrypted by the SuperB Ransomware Ransomware.
Method 1: Using Shadow Explorer. In case you have enabled File history on your Windows Machine one thing you can do is to use Shadow Explorer to get your files back. Unfortunately some ransomware viruses may delete those shadow volume copies with an administrative command to prevent you from doing just that.
Method 2: If you try to decrypt your files using third-party decryption tools. There are many antivirus providers who have decrypted multiple ransomware viruses the last couple of years and posted decryptors for them. Chances are if your ransomware virus uses the same encryption code used by a decryptable virus, you may get the files back. Echter, this is also not a guarantee, so you might want to try this method with copies of the original encrypted files, because if a third-party program tampers with their encrypted structure, they may be damaged permanently. Here are the vendors to look for:
Method 3: Using Data Recovery tools. This method is suggested by multiple experts in the field. It can be used to scan your hard drive’s sectors and hence scramble the encrypted files anew as if they were deleted. Most ransomware viruses usually delete a file and create an encrypted copy to prevent such programs for restoring the files, but not all are this sophisticated. So you may have a chance of restoring some of your files with this method. Here are several data recovery programs which you can try and restore at least some of your files: