What is CDCC Ransomware?
CDCC Ransomware is a data encryption Ransomware. It has become the most favorite tools for hackers recently because it could help them lock users’ files and then earn ransom fees.
CDCC Ransomware is able to encrypt all the files on the PC and then it will give you ransom note to contact them and buy the decryption key. To exchange this key, you have to pay with bitcoins, which will cost a bomb. But you get no guarantee about this decryption key, we have seen many victims get scammed by ransomware maker, who just take victims’ money but not provide real decryptor. Therefore, do not fund the hacker with ransom fees.
To handle this situation, you have to remove its control before you take actions to recover these files. Therefore, it is better for you to take the guides here to remove CDCC Ransomware and then try safe and legitimate tools to decrypt your files later.
CDCC Ransomware Removal Process
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. Type “control panel” in the Search Box of Taskbar and select Control Panel
- 2. Click Uninstall a program:
- 3. Select programs which may be related with CDCC Ransomware and click Uninstall:
Step 2 Find and remove malicious registry entries of CDCC Ransomware or malicious program.
Note – In case any suspicious files or unwanted program cannot be removed manually, it is often caused by malicious registry files. Therefore, to get rid of such stubborn items, you need to find and remove malicious files in the Registry Editor. Check the steps below:
1.Type “Registry Editor” in the Search Box of Taskbar and select Registry Editor:
2. Select Edit menu and click Find button >> Type virus’s name into it and click Find Next :
3. Right click on the malicious files and click Delete (Do Not Click Delete unless you can confirm that the files is related with malware):
Step 3 Try to Recover Files with Legitimate Decryption Tools
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.
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.
Kaspersky Free Ransomware Decryptors
Kaspersky russian lab now provides many free decryptors. Visit Kaspersky page here and have a try .
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