What Is GYCC Ransomware?
GYCC Ransomware is a new file encrypting virus. Same as other ransomware, It is also disseminated via spam email attachments and Trojan. Most of users got attacked by GYCC Ransomware virus when opening attached files downloaded from spam emails, which pretend to be payment notification, invoice, or other important material associated with online shopping. At the moment GYCC Ransomware is activated on your computer, a disaster has come to you. It execute commands to affect all your personal files and then you cannot open any of them at all. There will be a file such as !Recovery_.htm or !Recover_.txt generated on each folder of you files to tell you what has happened to your files and how can you recover the files.
Attention! Do not follow the data recovery instructions from GYCC Ransomware, it will make you lose more, not just the files. First, it forces you to pay ransom fees to purchase the decryption key, which no one can guarantee if it will really useful. Many cases have shown that the so-called GYCC Ransomware decryption key may be another scam, which does not restore any of your files after you send so much money to the hacker. Besides, you will have to sustain another big risk – privacy theft. The hackers are able to hack your bank account or other accounts in the process you buying the decryption key, that means they can rob all your money and steal your sensitive information. Therefore, buying decryption key from hacker is never a good solution to solve GYCC Ransomware problem. Our computer experts suggest all victims to remove GYCC Ransomware from system first, and then have a try on some data recovery software from legitimate and famous tech companies. Here are the method to get rid of GYCC Ransomware and some greats tools for data recovery, we hope there will be helpful to you.
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 GYCC Ransomware and click Uninstall:
Step 2 Find and remove malicious registry entries of GYCC 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 GYCC 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