If you cannot open your images, documents, or files and see the .eeyu extension on them, your system is surely infected with Eeyu ransomware. It belongs to STOP/Djvu ransomware family
Eeyu ransomware ciphers personal documents spotted on the victim’s computer with the extension “.eeyu” and after that leaves the ransom note in each folder which contains encrypted files. The instructions are placed on the victim’s desktop in the “readme.txt” file. Its activity is pretty much comparable to other examples of the same ransomware family: Enus, Eemv, Eewt.
What is Eeyu Ransomware?
|Ransomware family1||DJVU/STOP2 ransomware|
|Ransom||From $490 to $980|
|Symptoms||The images, videos, and other documents have the “.eeyu” extension and cannot be opened by any programs|
|Fix Tool||Trojan Killer – ransomware infections tool. 14-day free trial.|
Eeyu is file-encrypting ransomware that prevents normal access to your text files, Excel tables, videos and pics by encrypting them. It marks the encrypted files with the “.eeyu” extension. Then Eeyu 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 specified Bitcoin address. The AES-256 or RSA-1028 cipher it utilizes to encrypt the documents is not decryptable with modern computers. Even quantum PCs that already exist will spend hundreds of years to find the decryption key.
How dangerous is the Eeyu ransomware?
When Eeyu ransomware gets on your PC, it will run through your computer for photos, videos, and also important documents. It encrypt] all widespread file formats- .psd, .doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .pdf, .jpeg, .png, et cetera. When these files are found, the ransomware will cipher them and also change their extension to “.eeyu” to make sure that you understand what happened.
After the Eeyu ransomware ciphered the files on your PC, it will drop the last “readme.txt” file on the desktop. In addition to the money transferring instructions, the victims also see the emails to contact the crooks – email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here is the ransom note that the Eeyu 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.
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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.
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How did the Eeyu ransomware get on my computer?
The Eeyu ransomware spreads by placing websites to get hacked programs or games. Cybercriminals that spread this ransomware are very clever, and aim to keep in touch with current trends. New games introductions, new popular films – Eeyu creators make whatever to get their victims on that. One of the most popular techniques these crooks utilize is one-day sites with torrent downloading links. Nevertheless, using the contemporary news is not the single tactic these criminals utilize. Methods that have already become classic, such as e-mail spamming, are also common for STOP/Djvu ransomware spreading.
Avoiding this ransomware does not need a lot of initiative. Adhering to the regular principles of computer hygiene will noticeably minimize all hazards. Keep in mind that launching all documents you get on email is not a good tactic. Even worse case is to enable macros in Microsoft Office files. However, it is much better to stop the malware intrusion at the moment when you have only opened the e-mail message. Inspecting the sender’s address can say a lot about what you can expect, and when you see the thing like “email@example.com”– it is likely a genuine email. At the same time, stuff that tries to appear like Amazon or FedEx shipping alert, but uses the email address of “firstname.lastname@example.org”– must make you get on the alarm. Above, you can see the example of such a message.
Outlaw sources of various digital things need some additional description. Going against copyright regulation already exposes you to the possibility of being fined. However, utilizing torrent trackers or third-party websites to download “free” programs likewise exposes you to different malware. Nobody can regulate unidentified individuals who launch the torrent seeding or release the hacked program version on the website with pirated software.
Eeyu virus removal instructions.
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This guide below shows how to use Trojan Killer Portable3 for Eeyu 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 Eeyu ransomware
In most cases, it’s impossible to recover the files encrypted by the Eeyu 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 Eeyu 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 .eeyu 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 Eeyu 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.
EEYU Ransomware — How To Remove Virus & Decrypt Files?
Name: EEYU Virus
Description: EEYU Virus is a STOP/DJVU family of ransomware-type virus. It encrypts files, video, photos, documents. Encrypted files can be tracked by a specific eeyu extension. EEYU 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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