BBYY Ransomware. How to decrypt .bbyy files?

If you can’t open your pics, documents, or data and see the .bbyy extension on them, your system is surely infected with Bbyy ransomware. It belongs to STOP/Djvu ransomware group

Bbyy ransomware encrypts personal documents found on the victim’s PC with the extension “.bbyy” and then generates the ransom note in each folder which contains encrypted files. The instructions are put on the victim’s desktop in the “readme.txt” file. Its activity is basically similar to other samples of the same ransomware family: Bbzz, Bnrs, Eegf.

What is Bbyy Ransomware?

NameBbyy Virus
Ransomware family1DJVU/STOP2 ransomware
Extension.bbyy
Ransomware note_readme.txt
RansomFrom $490 to $980
Contactmanager@mailtemp.ch, helprestoremanager@airmail.cc
SymptomsThe images, videos, and other documents have the “.bbyy” extension and cannot be opened by any programs
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Bbyy is file-encrypting ransomware that prevents access to your text files, Excel tables, videos and images by encrypting them. It marks the ciphered files with the “.bbyy” extension. Then Bbyy ransomware adds a money ransom note (readme.txt) to each folder. In this note, you can see the instructions to pay the ransom ($490-$980 in Bitcoin) to a specified BTC wallet. The AES-256 or RSA-1028 cipher it uses to encrypt the files is not decryptable with modern computers. Even quantum computers that currently exist will likely spend hundreds of years to get the decryption key.

How dangerous is the Bbyy ransomware?

When Bbyy ransomware appears on your computer, it will scan your computer for images, videos, and important documents. It [ciphers all widespread file formats- .psd, .doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .pdf, .jpeg, .png, et cetera. When these files are located, the ransomware will encrypt them and also change their extension to “.bbyy” so that you understand what happened.

After the Bbyy ransomware ciphered the data on your PC, it will generate the last “readme.txt” file on the desktop. Besides the money transferring instructions, the victims also see the email addresses to contact the crooks – helprestoremanager@airmail.cc and manager@mailtemp.ch.

Here is the money ransom note that the Bbyy ransomware shows to its victims:

ATTENTION!

Don't worry, you can return all your files!
All your files like pictures, databases, documents and other important are encrypted with strongest encryption and unique key.
The only method of recovering files is to purchase decrypt tool and unique key for you.
This software will decrypt all your encrypted files.
What guarantees you have?
You can send one of your encrypted file from your PC and we decrypt it for free.
But we can decrypt only 1 file for free. File must not contain valuable information.
You can get and look video overview decrypt tool:
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Price of private key and decrypt software is $980.
Discount 50% available if you contact us first 72 hours, that's price for you is $490.
Please note that you'll never restore your data without payment.
Check your e-mail "Spam" or "Junk" folder if you don't get answer more than 6 hours.

To get this software you need write on our e-mail:
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Reserve e-mail address to contact us:
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How did the Bbyy ransomware get on my computer?

The Bbyy ransomware spreads by posting links to download hacked programs or games. They keep their eye on all buzz themes which can be chosen to spread ransomware. New games introductions, new popular films – Bbyy developers make whatever to get their money on that. One of the most favored strategies these burglars use is one-day sites with torrent downloading links. However, using the current things is not the only manner these crooks use. Ways that have already turned into classic, such as e-mail spamming, are likewise normal for STOP/Djvu ransomware distribution.

Malicious email spam
The example of email spamming that may lead to Bbyy ransomware injection

Preventing this ransomware does not require a lot of initiative. Adhering to the regular rules of computer hygiene will significantly reduce all dangers. Bear in mind that opening all files you get on e-mail is not a great option. Even worse scenario is to enable macros in Microsoft Office files. However, it is much better to stop the malware intrusion at the moment when you have just opened the email message. Checking the sender’s address can point out a lot about what you can anticipate, and when you see things like “support@amazon.com”– it is likely a legit email. At the same time, stuff that tries to resemble Amazon or FedEx delivery notice, however, uses the e-mail address of “amazonspurrot1363@gmail.com”– need to make you get on the alarm. Above, you can see the illustration of such a message.

Outlaw sources of different digital things require some additional explanation. Breaking copyright regulation surely exposes you to the risk of being fined. Nonetheless, utilizing torrent trackers or third-party websites to download “free” programs likewise exposes you to a wide range of malware. Nobody can regulate anonymous individuals who launch the torrent seeding or release the hacked program version on the site with pirated program.

Bbyy virus removal instructions.

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This guide below shows how to use Trojan Killer Portable3 for Bbyy virus detection and removal:

  • STEP 1. Download and install Trojan Killer.

  • STEP 2. Click on "Finish".

  • STEP 3. Wait until necessary updates are downloaded and installed.

  • STEP 4. Select computer scan type.

  • STEP 5. The software will begin scanning your computer.

  • STEP 6. Click on "Cure PC".

Restore the files encrypted by the Bbyy ransomware

In most cases, it’s impossible to recover the files encrypted by the Bbyy ransomware because the private key needed to unlock the encrypted files is only available through cybercriminals. However, we’ve listed one option you can use to recover your files below.

Warning! Make sure you remove the ransomware from your system first, otherwise, it will repeatedly encrypt your files.

If your files were encrypted with an offline key, there is a chance you can recover them by using Emsisoft Decryptor for the STOP/Djvu decryption tool. Follow the below guide to recover your files using the Emsisoft Decryptor for STOP/Djvu.

  1. You can download Emsisoft Decryptor for STOP Djvu by clicking this link.
  2. When the decryptor has finished downloading, double-click on “decrypt_STOPDjvu.exe” to run this program on your computer.
  3. Click the “Decrypt” button to start the decryption process for Bbyy files. The screen will switch to a status view, informing you about your files’ current process and decryption status.
  4. The decryptor will inform you once the decryption process will be finished. If you require the report for your records, you can save it by clicking the “Save log” button.

If the Emsisoft Decryptor can’t decrypt your .bbyy files and you do not plan on paying the ransom, it is advised that you make an image of the encrypted drives so that you can decrypt them in the future.

Your computer should now be free of the Bbyy ransomware infection. However, suppose your current antivirus allowed this malicious program on your computer. In that case, you might want to consider purchasing the full-featured version of Trojan Killer to protect against these types of threats in the future.

BBYY Ransomware — How To Remove Virus & Decrypt Files?

Name: BBYY Virus

Description: BBYY Virus is a STOP/DJVU family of ransomware-type virus. It encrypts files, video, photos, documents. Encrypted files can be tracked by a specific bbyy extension. BBYY ransomware asks victims for a ransom fee about $490 - $980 in Bitcoin.

Offer price: 480

Currency: $

Operating System: Windows

Application Category: Virus

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I am from Ireland. My parents bought me a computer when I was 11, and several months after I have got a virus on this PC. I decided to enter the INSA Centre Val de Loire university after being graduated from the school. This French educational institution was offering a brand-new cybersecurity course. After getting the master's degree in cybersecurity, I've started working as a virus analyst in a little anti-malware vendor.