If you cannot open your photos, documents, or files and see the .fgnh extension on them, your PC is surely infected with Fgnh ransomware. It pertains to STOP/Djvu ransomware family
Fgnh ransomware encrypts personal documents located on the victim’s computer with the extension “.fgnh” and after that leaves the ransom note in each folder which contains encrypted files. The instructions are placed on the victim’s PC in the “readme.txt” file. Its task is pretty much comparable to other samples of the same family: Vgui, Fgui, Jjtt.
What is Fgnh Ransomware?
|Ransomware family1||DJVU/STOP2 ransomware|
|Ransom||From $490 to $980|
|Symptoms||The images, videos, and other documents have the “.fgnh” extension and cannot be opened by any programs|
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Fgnh is file-encrypting ransomware that prevents regular access to your text files, Excel tables, videos and pics by ciphering them. It marks the encrypted files with the “.fgnh” extension. Then Fgnh 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 BTC wallet. The AES-256 or RSA-1028 cipher it utilizes to encrypt the files is not decryptable with modern computers. Even quantum computers that already exist will likely spend thousands of years to get the decryption key.
How dangerous is the Fgnh ransomware?
When Fgnh ransomware appears in your system, it will run through your computer 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 “.fgnh” to ensure that you understand what happened.
After the Fgnh ransomware ciphered the files on your PC, it will drop the last “readme.txt” file on the main screen. In addition to the ransom transactioning instructions, the victims also see the emails to contact the crooks – firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
Here is the money ransom note that the Fgnh ransomware shows to its victims:
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How did the Fgnh ransomware get on my computer?
The Fgnh ransomware spreads by posting websites to get hacked programs or games. They try to keep their eye on all hype subjects which can be used to spread ransomware. New games introductions, new popular movies – Fgnh creators make whatever to get their victims on that. Some of the most preferred techniques these burglars utilize is one-day websites with torrent downloading links. However, following the modern news is not the single tactic these criminals use. Ways that have already become standard, such as email spamming, are likewise usual for STOP/Djvu ransomware spreading.
Preventing this ransomware does not need a lot of effort. Considering the ordinary rules of computer hygiene will considerably reduce all hazards. Keep in mind that opening all documents you get on e-mail is not a great option. Even worse case is to enable macros in Microsoft Office files. However, it is better to prevent the malware intrusion at the moment when you have only opened the email message. Examining the sender’s address can say a lot about what you can anticipate, and also when you see the thing like “firstname.lastname@example.org”– it is likely a legitimate email. At the same time, stuff that tries to look like Amazon or FedEx shipping notification, however, uses the e-mail address of “email@example.com”– need to make you be on the alarm. Above, you can see the illustration of such a message.
Illegal sources of various digital things need some extra description. Violating copyright policy surely throws you to the possibility of being fined. Nonetheless, using torrent trackers or third-party sites to download “free” programs also exposes you to different malware. Nobody can regulate unnamed people that launch the torrent seeding or publish the hacked program version on the site with pirated program.
Fgnh 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 Fgnh ransomware
In most cases, it’s impossible to recover the files encrypted by the Fgnh 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 Fgnh 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 .fgnh 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 Fgnh 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.
FGNH Ransomware — How To Remove Virus & Decrypt Files?
Name: FGNH Virus
Description: FGNH Virus is a STOP/DJVU family of ransomware-type virus. It encrypts files, video, photos, documents. Encrypted files can be tracked by a specific fgnh extension. FGNH 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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