If you cannot open your photos, documents, or other files and see the .ofww extension on them, your computer is definitely infected with Ofww ransomware. It pertains to STOP/Djvu ransomware group
Ofww ransomware ciphers personal documents spotted on the victim’s computer with the extension “.ofww” and after that creates 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 variants of the same ransomware family: Oflg, Aayu, Aabn.
What is Ofww Ransomware?
|Ransomware family1||DJVU/STOP2 ransomware|
|Ransom||From $490 to $980|
|Symptoms||The images, videos, and other documents have the “.ofww” extension and cannot be opened by any programs|
|Fix Tool||Trojan Killer – ransomware infections tool. 14-day free trial.|
Ofww is file-encrypting ransomware that prevents access to your text files, Excel tables, videos and photos by encrypting them. It marks the encrypted files with the “.ofww” extension. Then Ofww 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 utilizes to cipher the documents is not decryptable with modern computers. Even quantum PCs that currently exist will spend thousands of years to brute force the decryption key.
How dangerous is the Ofww ransomware?
When Ofww ransomware gets on your PC, it will check your computer for images, videos, and important documents. It encrypt] 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 change their extension to “.ofww” so that you understand what happened.
After the Ofww ransomware ciphered the data on your computer, 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 Ofww ransomware shows to its victims:
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How did the Ofww ransomware get on my computer?
The Ofww ransomware spreads by posting links to get 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 – Ofww developers make whatever to get their money on that. One of the most common tactics these criminals use is one-day sites with torrent downloading links. However, pursuing the current trends is not the single tactic these criminals utilize. Options that have already turned into classic, such as e-mail spamming, are likewise common for STOP/Djvu ransomware distribution.
Avoiding this ransomware does not need a lot of initiative. Adhering to the ordinary principles of computer hygiene will considerably minimize all risks. Keep in mind that starting all files you receive on email is not a great option. Even worse case is to enable macros in Microsoft Office files. But it is much better to stop the malware intrusion at the moment when you have just opened the e-mail message. Checking the sender’s address can say a lot about what you can expect, as well as when you see the thing like “firstname.lastname@example.org”– it is likely a trustworthy e-mail. Meanwhile, stuff that tries to appear like Amazon or FedEx delivery alert, however, uses the e-mail address of “email@example.com”– must make you be on the alarm. Above, you can see the illustration of such a message.
Illegal sources of various digital things require some extra description. Breaking copyright policy already throws you to the danger of being fined. However, utilizing torrent trackers or third-party sites to download “free” programs also exposes you to different malware. Nobody can oversee undisclosed individuals that launch the torrent seeding or release the hacked program version on the site with pirated program.
Ofww 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 Ofww ransomware
In most cases, it’s impossible to recover the files encrypted by the Ofww 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 Ofww 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 .ofww 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 Ofww 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.
OFWW Ransomware — How To Remove Virus & Decrypt Files?
Name: OFWW Virus
Description: OFWW Virus is a STOP/DJVU family of ransomware-type virus. It encrypts files, video, photos, documents. Encrypted files can be tracked by a specific ofww extension. OFWW 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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