EEWT Ransomware. How to decrypt .eewt files?

Written by William Reddy

If you can’t open your pics, documents, or other files and also see the .eewt extension on them, your PC is surely infected with Eewt ransomware. It belongs to STOP/Djvu ransomware group

Eewt ransomware ciphers personal documents spotted on the victim’s PC with the extension “.eewt” and then generates 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 basically comparable to other variants of the same family: Mmdt, Mmvb, Mmpu.

What is Eewt Ransomware?

NameEewt Virus
Ransomware family1DJVU/STOP2 ransomware
Ransomware note_readme.txt
RansomFrom $490 to $980,
SymptomsThe images, videos, and other documents have the “.eewt” extension and cannot be opened by any programs
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Eewt is file-encrypting ransomware that prevents access to your text files, Excel tables, videos and images by ciphering them. It marks the ciphered files with the “.eewt” extension. Then Eewt 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 Bitcoin address. The AES-256 or RSA-1028 cipher it uses to encrypt the files is not decryptable with contemporary computers. Even quantum computers that currently exist will likely spend hundreds of years to get the decryption key.

How dangerous is the Eewt ransomware?

When Eewt ransomware appears in your system, it will check your system for photos, videos, and also important documents. It [ciphers all widespread file formats- .psd, .doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .pdf, .jpeg, .png, et cetera. When these documents are found, the ransomware will encrypt them and also change their extension to “.eewt” so that you understand what happened.

After the Eewt ransomware ciphered the data on your computer, it will drop the last “readme.txt” file on the main screen. In addition to the money transferring instructions, the victims also see the emails to contact the fraudsters – and

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


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How did the Eewt ransomware get on my computer?

The Eewt ransomware spreads by placing links to download hacked programs or games. They try to keep their eye on all hype topics which can be used to spread ransomware. New games introductions, new popular films – Eewt creators make whatever to get their money on that. One of the most preferred techniques these crooks apply is one-day websites with torrent downloading links. Nevertheless, pursuing the modern-day trends is not the only way these criminals use. Options that have already turned into classic, such as email spamming, are also typical for STOP/Djvu ransomware spreading.

Malicious email spam

The example of email spamming that may lead to Eewt ransomware injection

Preventing this ransomware does not need a lot of effort. Following the regular rules of PC hygiene will noticeably decrease all hazards. Bear in mind that launching all files you receive on email is not a good tactic. Even worse scenario is to allow macros in Microsoft Office files. But it is far better to stop the malware attack at the moment when you have just opened the e-mail message. Checking the sender’s address can point out a lot about what you can expect, and when you see the thing like “”– it is likely a legit e-mail. Meanwhile, stuff that tries to look similar to Amazon or FedEx shipment notice, however, uses the email address of “”– need to make you get on the alarm. Above, you can see the example of such a message.

Outlaw sources of various digital things require some additional description. Going against copyright policy surely exposes you to the possibility of being fined. However, utilizing torrent trackers or third-party websites to download “free” programs likewise exposes you to various malware. No one can regulate anonymous people who launch the torrent seeding or release the hacked program version on the website with pirated software.

Eewt virus removal instructions.

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This guide below shows how to use Trojan Killer Portable3 for Eewt 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 Eewt ransomware

In most cases, it’s impossible to recover the files encrypted by the Eewt 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 Eewt 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 .eewt 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 Eewt 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.

EEWT Ransomware — How To Remove Virus & Decrypt Files?

Name: EEWT Virus

Description: EEWT Virus is a STOP/DJVU family of ransomware-type virus. It encrypts files, video, photos, documents. Encrypted files can be tracked by a specific eewt extension. EEWT 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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William Reddy

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.

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