GYZA Ransomware is another files locking RANSOMWARE breaking out today. It locks files with encryption code and push users to make choice in a short time. It is created to make money for the hacker in illegal way. GYZA Ransomware encrypts all the documents and files. And you will see that all these items are renamed with malicious extension and you cannot find ways to open them. It gives you a ransom note to guide you to buy decryption key for the infected files, and it threatens that your files will be destroyed soon if you do not pay.
We understand that all the victims will be panic when their files are encrypted, and many of them will choose to buy the decryption key of GYZA Ransomware because the files are too important. But in fact, it is very risky to make transaction with cyber criminal. If you are one of those infected by ransomware, we suggest that you should not pay ransom fees to the hacker. You have to pay it with bitcoin, that means that you will not be able to find them to refund if they scammed you. Moreover, after they get the money, they will be able to create new ransomware to re-infect your files. You files will never be safe if you pay them.
So we believe that you should remove GYZA Ransomware from computer first, and then you can try your luck with legitimate decryption software.
Step 1 – Uninstall malicious programs from Control Panel.
Ransomware may infect your system after you install some malicious programs. To avoid being re-infected, first you should uninstall malicious programs from your computer:
- 1. Press “Windows key + R key” together to open Run window
- 2. Input “control panel” in Run window and hit Enter key to open Control Panel
- 3. Click Uninstall a program:
- 4. Right-click programs which may be related with GYZA Ransomware and click Uninstall:
Step 2 Find and remove malicious registry entries of GYZA Ransomware or malicious program.
Note – In case any suspicious files, unwanted program, unwanted browser extension, or unwanted search engine cannot be removed manually, it is often caused by malicious program, which may adds files to registry or make changes in registry . Therefore, to uninstall such stubborn items, you need to find and remove malicious files in the Registry Editor. Check the steps below:
1. Press “Windows key + R key” together to open Run window;
2. Input “regedit” in Run window and hit Enter key to open Registry;
3. Click Edit menu and select Find >> Type virus’s name into it and click Find Next >> Right click on the files and click Delete (Only If you can determine that they are related with malware):
Step 3 Restoring the files encrypted by GYZA Ransomware.
Do not pay any money to recover your files. Even if you were to pay the ransom, there is no guarantee that you will regain access to your files.
The right way to recover your files is to count on legitimate decryption tools. Here are websites of popular cybersecurity community, you can try the decryption tools shared on their sites:
EmsiSoft Decryptor (Free)
EmsiSoft is working on developing free decryptor for the newest ransomware. Currently it provide user with over 40 free and useful decryptors. Please visit https://decrypter.emsisoft.com/ to find and download the decrypter you need.
3. Trend Micro Decryptor (Free)
Trend Micro Ransomware File Decryptor tool is able to decrypt certain type of ransomware. Visit the download page here to follow its instructions to download and use the decryotor for free.
4. Avast Free Ransomware Decryption Tools
Avast free ransomware decryption tools can help decrypt files encrypted by the many types of ransomware. Go to this Avast page and download the decyptors for the latest ransomware.
5. Kaspersky Free Ransomware Decryptors
Kaspersky russian lab now provides many free decryptors. Visit Kaspersky page here and have a try .
6. NoMoreRansom Decryptors
The No More Ransom Project provides free decryption tools for lots of ransomware. Have a try on these tools at this page: https://www.nomoreransom.org/en/decryption-tools.html