Important for .rose file virus victims!
Files, encrypted by .rose file virus could not be the only harm done to your computer. .rose file virus may still be active on your machine and may spread to other computers on your network. To detect if you are still at risk and eliminate the threat, we recommend downloading SpyHunter.
This article has a goal to help you remove the newly emerged .rose file extension virus, that is GlobeImposter ransomware and show how you can decrypt your encoded files without having to pay any money to cyber-criminals.
The file extension .rose is just one of the many file extensions used by the GlobeImposter ransomware variants. Similar to the “@india.com” e-mail virus families which were in the thousands, GlobeImposter is coming up with new extensions which are added on a daily basis, suggesting that the virus may be spread in the deep web markets and used by the cyber-criminal masses. It aims to infect a computer, encrypt importatn files within it and then hold them hostage until you, the victim, pay ransom in BitCoin to get them back. If you are one of the victims of the .rose GlobeImposter ransomware variant, we strongly advise you to read this article to learn how to remove the .rose ransomware virus and decrypt your encoded files to make them openable again.
.rose file virus
Infects the computer after which encrypts important documents and holds them hostage until a ransom is paid.
Signs of Presence
Files are encrypted with the .rose file extension.
Via malicious e-mail spam and set of infection tools.
As soon as an infection with this ransomware is already inevitable, the virus may immediately situate it’s payload on the computer of the victim. The payload may be located in several different folders, including:
The virus drops it’s payload in several .DLL and other types of files with the .rose file virus file extension. Then, the .rose file virus threat begins to modify the Windows Registry Editor:
Other activity of the .rose file virus threat may be to stop MySQL and other Windows Processes. But this happens only after it has gained Administrative access.
The .rose file virus virus may also uses a sophisticated algorithm to encrypt the files on the compromised computer. The ransomware infection scans for the following files in order to encrypt them:
After the files are encrypted, the .rose file virus adds the following extension:
.rose file virus – How Does It Infect?
The infection process of this virus begins with it’s method of spreading. So far, this may be via:
E-mail spam messsages.
Fake setups uploaded online.
Via botnets that target organizations.
Remove .rose file virus File Virus and Recover Your Files
In order to remove this ransomware infection, you can follow the tutorial below. Be advised that the best removal method according to security researchers is to download an advanced anti-malware product that will help you remove this ransomware infection completely and protect your computer in the future as well.
Whatever the case may be, experts strongly advise against paying the ransom and removing the virus yourself as well as trying to restore the files using other methods, like the ones in the instructions below.
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 .rose file virus in Task Manager
1) Press CTRL+ESC+SHIFT at the same time.
2) Locate the “Processes” tab.
3) Locate the malicious process of .rose file virus, and end it’s task by right-clicking on it and clicking on “End Process”
Eliminate .rose file virus‘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 .rose file virus 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 .rose file virus Virus in the search field.
Win 8/10 users: Start Button > Choose Run > type regedit > Hit Enter -> Press CTRL + F buttons. Type .rose file virus in the search field.
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. However, 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 drives 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: