If you can’t open your pics, documents, or files and also see the .ooif extension on them, your PC is definitely infected with Ooif ransomware. It belongs to STOP/Djvu ransomware group
Ooif ransomware ciphers personal files spotted on the victim’s computer with the extension “.ooif” and after that generates the ransom note in each folder which contains encrypted files. The instructions are put on the victim’s PC in the “readme.txt” file. Its task is pretty much similar to other variants of the same ransomware family: Iiof, Xgpr, Dike.
What is Ooif Ransomware?
|Ransomware family1||DJVU/STOP2 ransomware|
|Ransom||From $490 to $980|
|Symptoms||The images, videos, and other documents have the “.ooif” extension and cannot be opened by any programs|
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Ooif is file-encrypting ransomware that prevents access to your text files, Excel tables, videos and images by encrypting them. It marks the ciphered files with the “.ooif” extension. Then Ooif 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 cipher the files is not decryptable with modern computers. Even quantum PCs that currently exist will spend hundreds of years to brute force the decryption key.
How dangerous is the Ooif ransomware?
When Ooif ransomware gets on your computer, it will examine your disks 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 located, the ransomware will cipher them and change their extension to “.ooif” to make sure that you understand what happened.
After the Ooif ransomware encrypted the data on your computer, it will generate the last “readme.txt” file on the main screen. In addition to the ransom transactioning instructions, the victims also see the email addresses to contact the fraudsters – email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here is the money ransom note that the Ooif ransomware shows to its victims:
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How did the Ooif ransomware get on my computer?
The Ooif ransomware spreads by placing websites to download hacked programs or games. Cybercriminals who distribute this ransomware are very clever, and try to correspond with modern trends. New games introductions, new popular films – Ooif developers make everything to get their money on that. Some of the most popular methods these burglars put to use is one-day sites with torrent downloading links. However, following the modern news is not the only tactic these criminals use. Ways that have already turned into standard, such as email spamming, are likewise normal for STOP/Djvu ransomware spreading.
Avoiding this ransomware does not require a lot of initiative. Adhering to the regular principles of PC hygiene will noticeably minimize all hazards. Remember that launching all files you get on email is not a great idea. Even worse situation is to enable macros in Microsoft Office files. But it is far better to avoid the malware attack at the moment when you have only opened the email message. Checking the sender’s address can say a lot about what you can anticipate, and when you see things like “email@example.com”– it is likely a trustworthy email. Meanwhile, stuff that tries to look similar to Amazon or FedEx shipping notification, however, uses the e-mail address of “firstname.lastname@example.org”– should make you be on the alarm. Above, you can see the example of such a message.
Illegal sources of various digital things require some extra description. Going against copyright law surely throws you to the risk of being fined. However, using torrent trackers or third-party websites to download “free” programs likewise exposes you to various malware. No one can regulate unidentified individuals who start the torrent seeding or release the hacked program version on the site with pirated software.
Ooif 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 Ooif ransomware
In most cases, it’s impossible to recover the files encrypted by the Ooif 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 Ooif 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 .ooif 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 Ooif 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.
OOIF Ransomware — How To Remove Virus & Decrypt Files?
Name: OOIF Virus
Description: OOIF Virus is a STOP/DJVU family of ransomware-type virus. It encrypts files, video, photos, documents. Encrypted files can be tracked by a specific ooif extension. OOIF 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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