Even though salsa222 Ransomware has appeared on the PC, both windows and mac, for long, users may haven’t see it ever. But it behaviors is easily detected. It encrypts all the files one time, and then leaves the users a decryption instruction. Obviously, salsa222 Ransomware is a file encryption virus that helps hacker make money. All it conducts to your PC is just a trick. If you don’t take serious of it, you will lose significant money later.
Text Left by salsa222 Ransomware
READ CAREFULLY IF YOU WANT YOUR FILES BACK!
Your computer has been locked and your files are encrypted.
A one-time payment is required to restore access.
PRICE WILL DOUBLE IF PAYMENT IS LATE. FILES WILL BE DELETED FOR FAILURE TO PAY.
Date (PRICE WILL DOUBLE): –
Date (FILES WILL BE DELETED): –
Disable your Anti Virus now! If this program is deleted by your Anti Virus, you lose your files forever because it is impossible to decrypt your files!
PRICE: $150 in Bitcoins
We only accept bitcoins! Follow the steps below to decrypt your files:
1. Send exactly 0.124831 [BTC,BITCOINS] to this bitcoin address: 1CmrBiDU8Ta2TQ8j1VBtJ6UcvzvxixWeWD
2. After you send the payment, wait a few minutes…your files will be automatically decrypted and repaired. Your computer/files will be back to normal.
How to Use Bitcoin
Step 1 – Create Wallet
Register a new Bitcoin Wallet on your computer: Blockchain.info, CoinBase.com, StrongCoin.com
Or on your mobile phone by installing the Blockchain app.
Available on the App Store or Google Play
Step 2 – Purchase Bitcoin
Purchase Bitcoins online through a trusted reseller: LocalBitcoins.com (CASH, WESTERN UNION, PAYPAL)
CoinBase.com (BANK ACCOUNT, CREDIT CARD), CoinMama.com (CREDIT CARD, WESTERN UNION…), CoinCafe.com, BtcDirect.eu(EUROPE)
Or find a Bitcoin ATM machine in your area: CoinATMRadar.com (CASH)
Step 3 – Send Payment
Send exactly 0.124831 [BTC,BITCOINS] to this bitcoin address:
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Paid, and not seeing your files yet?
Verify that you paid the correct amount
Make sure your computer is connected to the internet
Reconnect all infected drives/usb/devices to your computer
If nothing worked, restart your computer, disable your anti-virus and re-download the salsa decryptor from one of these links: Download Server 1, Download Server 2, Download Server 3, Download Server 4, Download Server 5
We have observed salsa222 Ransomware even since it gains popularity in the market and we found that it could control the entire PC as well. It is a controller which is installed on your PC, and the other side of it is the hacker. In addition, we don’t recommend you to purchase the keys as suggested on the grounds that it is not a efficient approach to take care of this issue. And the key provided will lose function soon.