Ransom:Win32/Threatfin is ransomware that can sneak into your system without permission, lock your files and demand a ransom fee in order to unlock them.
What Does Ransom:Win32/Threatfin Do to Your System?
Ransom:Win32/Threatfin is compatible with the popular browsers Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. It does show some traits of a browser hijacker as once it enters your PC, it hijacks your browser and changes its default settings and home page.
At first, these browser changes may seem harmless, but when you start surfing the Web, you will see that the search results are filled with sponsored links and ads which have nothing to do with your search queries.
Ransom:Win32/Threatfin will also encrypt your files, and will display a message saying that in order to gain access to your files, you must pay a fee. Only then you will receive a decryption key. Paying the fee, contudo, is not a solution. There is no guarantee that this ransomware will not lock your files again and demand more money.
How Does Ransom:Win32/Threatfin Enter Your System?
Ransom:Win32/Threatfin enters your system via infected emails and websites. You must, portanto, browse the Web with caution and open emails and files only from known senders.
How to Remove Ransom:Win32/Threatfin from Your PC
As explained above, paying the ransom will not solve your problem. Ransom:Win32/Threatfin may remain into your system and demand payments later, again. Portanto, in order to get rid of it completely and permanently, you must download a legitimate anti-malware tool. It will fully scan your system, detect the threat and safely remove it from your system.