LLOO Virus (.lloo File) Ransomware — Remove & Decrypt Files

If you can’t open your pics, documents, or other files and see the .lloo extension on them, your system is surely infected with Lloo ransomware. It pertains to STOP/Djvu ransomware family

Lloo ransomware ciphers personal files spotted on the victim’s PC with the extension “.lloo” and then generates the ransom note in each folder which contains encrypted files. The instructions are put on the victim’s desktop in the “readme.txt” file. Its task is generally comparable to other representatives of the same ransomware family: Eijy, Hkgt, Efvc.

What is Lloo Ransomware?

NameLloo Virus
Ransomware family1DJVU/STOP2 ransomware
Extension.lloo
Ransomware note_readme.txt
RansomFrom $490 to $980
Contactmanager@mailtemp.ch, helprestoremanager@airmail.cc
SymptomsThe images, videos, and other documents have the “.lloo” extension and cannot be opened by any programs
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Lloo is file-encrypting ransomware that prevents normal access to your text files, Excel tables, videos and pictures by ciphering them. It marks the ciphered files with the “.lloo” extension. Then Lloo 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 specified BTC wallet. The AES-256 or RSA-1028 cipher it utilizes to encrypt the documents is not decryptable with modern computers. Even quantum computers that already exist will spend thousands of years to brute force the decryption key.

How dangerous is the Lloo ransomware?

When Lloo ransomware appears on your computer, it will scan your computer for photos, videos, and 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 change their extension to “.lloo” to ensure that you understand what happened.

After the Lloo ransomware encrypted the files on your PC, it will generate 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 – helprestoremanager@airmail.cc and manager@mailtemp.ch.

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

ATTENTION!

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:
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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.
Check your e-mail "Spam" or "Junk" folder if you don't get answer more than 6 hours.

To get this software you need write on our e-mail:
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How did the Lloo ransomware get on my computer?

The Lloo ransomware spreads by placing websites to download hacked programs or games. Cybercriminals who distribute this ransomware are pretty tricky, and try to keep in touch with modern things. New games introductions, new popular movies – Lloo developers make everything to get their victims on that. Some of the most favored methods these burglars apply is one-day sites with torrent downloading links. However, pursuing the modern-day news is not the single tactic these crooks utilize. Options that have already turned into classic, such as e-mail spamming, are also common for STOP/Djvu ransomware spreading.

Malicious email spam
The example of email spamming that may lead to Lloo ransomware injection

Avoiding this ransomware does not require a lot of effort. Considering the standard principles of computer hygiene will significantly reduce all risks. Remember that starting all files you get on e-mail is not a good tactic. Even worse scenario is to enable macros in Microsoft Office documents. However, it is far better to prevent the malware intrusion at the moment when you have only opened the email message. Examining the sender’s address can point out a lot about what you can expect, as well as when you see things like “support@amazon.com”– it is likely a genuine e-mail. On the other hand, stuff that tries to look like Amazon or FedEx shipping notification, but uses the e-mail address of “amazonspurrot1363@gmail.com”– must make you be on the alarm. Above, you can see the example of such a message.

Illegal sources of different digital things need some extra description. Breaking copyright law already exposes you to the possibility of being fined. Nonetheless, utilizing torrent trackers or third-party sites to download “free” programs likewise exposes you to various malware. Nobody can oversee anonymous people who launch the torrent seeding or publish the hacked program version on the website with pirated software.

Lloo virus removal instructions.

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

In most cases, it’s impossible to recover the files encrypted by the Lloo 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 Lloo 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 .lloo 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 Lloo 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.

LLOO Ransomware — How To Remove Virus & Decrypt Files?

Name: LLOO Virus

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