If you cannot open your photos, documents, or files and also see the .iswr extension on them, your computer is surely infected with Iswr ransomware. It belongs to STOP/Djvu ransomware family
Iswr ransomware encrypts personal files spotted on the victim’s computer with the extension “.iswr” and then 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 task is pretty much similar to other variants of the same family: Isza, Isal, Btos.
What is Iswr Ransomware?
|Ransomware family1||DJVU/STOP2 ransomware|
|Ransom||From $490 to $980|
|Symptoms||The images, videos, and other documents have the “.iswr” extension and cannot be opened by any programs|
|Fix Tool||Trojan Killer – ransomware infections tool. 14-day free trial.|
Iswr is file-encrypting ransomware that prevents normal access to your text files, Excel tables, videos and pictures by encrypting them. It marks the encrypted files with the “.iswr” extension. Then Iswr ransomware adds a money ransom note (readme.txt) to each folder. In it, you can see the instructions to pay the ransom ($490-$980 in Bitcoin) to a certain Bitcoin address. The AES-256 or RSA-1028 cipher it utilizes to encrypt the documents is not decryptable with modern computers. Even quantum computers that currently exist will spend hundreds of years to brute force the decryption key.
How dangerous is the Iswr ransomware?
When Iswr ransomware gets on your computer, it will examine your system for images, videos, and important documents. It encrypt] 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 “.iswr” so that you understand what happened.
After the Iswr ransomware ciphered the data on your PC, it will generate the last “readme.txt” file on the desktop. Besides the ransom transactioning instructions, the victims also see the email addresses to contact the cybercriminals – email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here is the money ransom note that the Iswr 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 Iswr ransomware get on my computer?
The Iswr ransomware spreads by posting links to download hacked programs or games. Cybercriminals that distribute this ransomware are extremely foxy, and aim to stay connected with the latest trends. New games releases, new popular films – Iswr creators make everything to get their victims on that. Some of the most common tactics these burglars put to use is one-day sites with torrent downloading links. Nevertheless, following the modern things is not the single manner these criminals utilize. Ways that have already become classic, such as email spamming, are also common for STOP/Djvu ransomware distribution.
Preventing this ransomware does not need a lot of effort. Adhering to the standard rules of computer hygiene will substantially decrease all hazards. Remember that launching all files you receive on e-mail is not a good idea. Even worse scenario is to enable macros in Microsoft Office files. But it is better to prevent 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, as well as when you see things like “email@example.com”– it is likely a legitimate email. On the other hand, stuff that tries to appear like Amazon or FedEx shipment alert, but uses the e-mail address of “firstname.lastname@example.org”– should make you be on the alarm. Above, you can see the illustration of such a message.
Outlaw sources of different digital things need some additional explanation. Going against copyright policy surely throws you to the danger of being fined. However, using torrent trackers or third-party sites to download “free” programs likewise exposes you to different malware. No one can regulate unidentified people that launch the torrent seeding or release the hacked program version on the site with pirated program.
Iswr virus removal instructions.
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This guide below shows how to use Trojan Killer Portable3 for Iswr 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 Iswr ransomware
In most cases, it’s impossible to recover the files encrypted by the Iswr 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 Iswr 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 .iswr 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 Iswr 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.
Remove ISWR Ransomware Virus (DECRYPT .iswr FILES)
Name: ISWR Virus
Description: ISWR Virus is a STOP/DJVU family of ransomware-type virus. It encrypts files, video, photos, documents. Encrypted files can be tracked by a specific iswr extension. ISWR 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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