Salam Ransomware is a dangerous Trojan infection, which can encrypt all your documents and image files, to kidnap them. Once she has finished her malicious action, you will be informed about the damage, and the only way to gain access to your files, is to pay for a decoder. Unfortunately, there are still no known method to decrypt the infected files. So if you have no backup copies, there is no way for you to recover your files. Unless you risk to pay the fee and have so much luck, that you actually get the decoder. We must remind you that you have to do it with cybercriminals and may fail to keep this their promise. This Trojan is a big damage of your operating system and your files. They must immediately remove Salam Ransomware if you do not want that it encrypts all your new files. The decision is up to you whether or not you pay the fee. Before you act, you should considering however, whether your lost files are worth all the effort.
We have found that this Trojan uses the ordinary channels to distribute on the Internet. If these are known, there is the chance that you can actually avoid such horrible malware attacks. One of the most used methods is the use of spam E-mails. There are some ways that a spam E-mail can infect your computer. The more advanced can put a Trojan in the moment, when you in open, and you don’t even need to click to something. However, the most common method is to attach infected files, such as image and video files. It is also possible to attach the attached text documents with malicious macros as sources of infection. It can be placed and a damaged link in the email. If you click on this, you could put Salam Ransomware on your computer or one dropper, which automatically downloads the infection in the background. It is likely that the sender of the spam emails is misleading, to ensure that you open it. It may be a facility or well-known companies. Some Trojans use complicated subject line, E.g. “ATTN: invoice JH12032016″, to act as important email that you will most likely open. Therefore, you must be very careful when you go through your Inbox. Try not to click, you would not expect an email or an attachment.
A more common method used today, which can be used to create this Trojan, is the use of old driver bugs in browsers. This means that the criminal aimed at computer users, whose browsers and Java and Flash driver not been updated recently. You can set up fake websites to get unwitting users to visit them. If however such a page is loaded, you can place this Trojan directly in your system based on the vulnerabilities of this driver. That is why it is so important that you periodically perform an update of all your programs and drivers. We recommend that you visit always the official sites, because there are many scams regarding updates that only lead to more infections. As you can see, you will only realize that Salam Ransomware is in your computer when it is too late, no matter how she got there. But if you understand the risks of that malware infection, you will not hesitate to remove it, even if you can not decrypt your files for any reason.
When sneaking this Trojan in your system, he begins his malicious running in the background. We have no information about what kind of algorithm he actually used; In contrast to most developers did not publish this. These Ransomware not change the extensions on the targeted files. You affected mainly text documents and image files. You create text files with arbitrary information on the desktop and all folders with the name “WHATHAPPENDTOYOURFILES. TXT”. When Salam Ransomware has completed its task, it represents an arbitrary message on the desktop. For this message, it seems that this attack only a single criminal behind, pretending to have the decryption code, without which you are not able, to use your files. If you pay within a day, the price for the alleged decoder is 1 BTC (approximately 410 USD). If you pay within 2 days, the price is doubled. If you do not pay within 1 week, the price rises to 7 BTC etc. You should send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to contact the crooks. This blackmailer message text is quite informal and awkward, so it is possible that it is only this time to the work of a lone cybercriminals. We believe that you will actually receive this alleged decoder, even if you pay. However, this decision is to you.
You must understand that the only legitimate way to restore your files, is if you have made backups on an external hard drive. Therefore, you should do this regularly; and of course this drive not to join, if it is not used to help ensure that these Trojans do not have access to and the files to infect, located on it. If you however are not able, to restore your files, you should know that it is important to delete Salam Ransomware, so you can use your computer in the future as soon as possible. Unfortunately, this Trojan horse just like everyone else does not have an uninstaller, you can perform through the control panel. Therefore, you should remove this threat manually. If you want to fight this dangerous Trojan manually, please follow our instructions below step by step. If you want to make sure that your computer can be used safely, we recommend you to download an anti-malware application professional and install, after you have restarted your computer.
Remove Salam Ransomware from Windows
- Press Win + Eto open the file Explorer.
- Find You the folder “C:\Users\user\AppData\Roaming”.
- Remove 5 the arbitrarily designated filesbelonging to this infection: 1 a file with numbers such as “758275”, 2 a file named “MatchstickHeterospory”, 3. eine.dll file, such as “System.dll”, 4 a weitere.dll file like “tribologists.dll”, 5 and a file such as “UNICs-UTF32-V”.
- Emptying You your Recycle Bin.
- Start You your computer.
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Salam Ransomware.
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Salam Ransomware Behavior
- Steals or uses your Confidential Data
- Shows Fake Security Alerts, Pop-ups and Ads.
- Integrates into the web browser via the Salam Ransomware browser extension
- Common Salam Ransomware behavior and some other text emplaining som info related to behavior
- Installs itself without permissions
- Distributes itself through pay-per-install or is bundled with third-party software.
- Slows internet connection
- Modifies Desktop and Browser Settings.
- Salam Ransomware Deactivates Installed Security Software.
- Redirect your browser to infected pages.
Salam Ransomware effected Windows OS versions
- Windows 1026%
- Windows 830%
- Windows 722%
- Windows Vista4%
- Windows XP18%
Salam Ransomware Geography
Eliminate Salam Ransomware from Windows
Delete Salam Ransomware from Windows XP:
- Click on Start to open the menu.
- Select Control Panel and go to Add or Remove Programs.
- Choose and remove the unwanted program.
Remove Salam Ransomware from your Windows 7 and Vista:
- Open Start menu and select Control Panel.
- Move to Uninstall a program
- Right-click on the unwanted app and pick Uninstall.
Erase Salam Ransomware from Windows 8 and 8.1:
- Right-click on the lower-left corner and select Control Panel.
- Choose Uninstall a program and right-click on the unwanted app.
- Click Uninstall .
Delete Salam Ransomware from Your Browsers
Salam Ransomware Removal from Internet Explorer
- Click on the Gear icon and select Internet Options.
- Go to Advanced tab and click Reset.
- Check Delete personal settings and click Reset again.
- Click Close and select OK.
- Go back to the Gear icon, pick Manage add-ons → Toolbars and Extensions, and delete unwanted extensions.
- Go to Search Providers and choose a new default search engine
Erase Salam Ransomware from Mozilla Firefox
- Enter „about:addons“ into the URL field.
- Go to Extensions and delete suspicious browser extensions
- Click on the menu, click the question mark and open Firefox Help. Click on the Refresh Firefox button and select Refresh Firefox to confirm.
Terminate Salam Ransomware from Chrome
- Type in „chrome://extensions“ into the URL field and tap Enter.
- Terminate unreliable browser extensions
- Restart Google Chrome.
- Open Chrome menu, click Settings → Show advanced settings, select Reset browser settings, and click Reset (optional).