If you cannot open your images, documents, or other files and see the .ccps extension on them, your system is surely infected with Ccps ransomware. It belongs to STOP/Djvu ransomware family
Ccps ransomware encrypts personal documents located on the victim’s PC with the extension “.ccps” and after that leaves the ransom note in each folder which contains encrypted files. The instructions are put on the victim’s PC in the “readme.txt” file. Its task is generally similar to other variants of the same ransomware family: Iips, Cuag, Avyu.
What is Ccps Ransomware?
|Ransomware family1||DJVU/STOP2 ransomware|
|Ransom||From $490 to $980|
|Symptoms||The images, videos, and other documents have the “.ccps” extension and cannot be opened by any programs|
|Fix Tool||Trojan Killer – ransomware infections tool. 14-day free trial.|
Ccps is file-encrypting ransomware that prevents access to your text files, Excel tables, videos and images by ciphering them. It marks the [encrypted files with the “.ccps” extension. Then Ccps ransomware adds a ransom note (readme.txt) to each folder. In this note, you can see the guidance to pay the ransom ($490-$980 in Bitcoin) to a certain Bitcoin wallet. The AES-256 or RSA-1028 cipher it uses to cipher the files is not decryptable with contemporary computers. Even quantum computers that currently exist will spend hundreds of years to brute force the decryption key.
How dangerous is the Ccps ransomware?
When Ccps ransomware gets in your system, it will examine your system 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 change their extension to “.ccps” to ensure that you understand what happened.
After the Ccps ransomware ciphered the data on your PC, it will drop the last “readme.txt” file on the main screen. In addition to the ransom payment instructions, the victims also see the emails to contact the cybercriminals – email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here is the ransom note that the Ccps ransomware shows to its victims:
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:
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.
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How did the Ccps ransomware get on my computer?
The Ccps ransomware spreads by placing links to get hacked programs or games. They try to keep their eye on all hype topics which can be used to spread ransomware. New games releases, new popular films – Ccps developers make everything to get their money on that. Some of the most preferred techniques these burglars put to use is one-day sites with torrent downloading links. Nevertheless, using the current things is not the single tactic these criminals use. Methods that have already turned into standard, such as e-mail spamming, are likewise common for STOP/Djvu ransomware distribution.
Avoiding this ransomware does not need a lot of initiative. Adhering to the standard rules of computer hygiene will significantly reduce all risks. Bear in mind that opening all files you receive on e-mail is not a great habit. Even worse situation is to allow macros in Microsoft Office documents. But it is better to prevent the malware attack at the moment when you have only opened the e-mail message. Examining the sender’s address can point out a lot about what you can anticipate, and also when you see the thing like “email@example.com”– it is likely a trustworthy email. Meanwhile, stuff that tries to look similar to Amazon or FedEx shipping notice, but uses the e-mail address of “firstname.lastname@example.org”– must make you be on the alarm. Above, you can see the example of such a message.
Outlaw sources of different digital things require some additional explanation. Going against copyright regulation already exposes you to the possibility of being fined. Nonetheless, using torrent trackers or third-party sites to download “free” programs likewise exposes you to a wide range of malware. Nobody can oversee unnamed individuals that launch the torrent seeding or release the hacked program version on the site with pirated program.
Ccps virus removal instructions.
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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 Ccps ransomware
In most cases, it’s impossible to recover the files encrypted by the Ccps 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.
- You can download Emsisoft Decryptor for STOP Djvu by clicking this link.
- When the decryptor has finished downloading, double-click on “decrypt_STOPDjvu.exe” to run this program on your computer.
- Click the “Decrypt” button to start the decryption process for Ccps files. The screen will switch to a status view, informing you about your files’ current process and decryption status.
- 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 .ccps 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 Ccps 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.
CCPS Ransomware — How To Remove Virus & Decrypt Files?
Name: CCPS Virus
Description: CCPS Virus is a STOP/DJVU family of ransomware-type virus. It encrypts files, video, photos, documents. Encrypted files can be tracked by a specific ccps extension. CCPS ransomware asks victims for a ransom fee about $490 - $980 in Bitcoin.
Offer price: 480
Operating System: Windows
Application Category: Virus
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