- Slow Computer
- System crashes
- Connects to the internet without permission
- Can't be uninstalled via Control Panel
Troldesh Ransomware is another name for the previously discussed Shade Ransomware. It is a malicious computer infection created by Russian hackers. Obviously, it encrypts your files with the intention to rip you off. This program recognizes no borders. It can enter your computer no matter where you live, so you should do yourself a favor and invest in a powerful security application that would protect your system from similar intruders. As for the Troldesh Ransomware program itself, you have to remove it from your PC. It might be hard to do it on your own, so do not hesitate to refer to professionals for assistance.
Although this ransomware infection does not target a big list of file types, it still affects some of the most-commonly accessed file types on any system, including xml, mp3, jpg, ini, log, json, gif, png, txt, bin, db, dat, bmp, js, wmv, and others. This clearly shows that with this program on-board you will no longer be able to open your files, and the application will try to bully you into contacting the hackers and paying the ransom fee. That is, of course, if you manage to understand the ransom note it displays because the message is entirely in Russian. It says that all of your files have been encrypted, and you are given a code you should send to one of the two email addresses.
The code in question is A4B50EC5C45D44A401F9|0, and the two email addresses you can use are e-mail address email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org. Supposedly, when you contact the people who created this program, you will receive more instructions about how to restore your files. Why would a ransomware program give you two email addresses? According to our research, the connection between a ransomware infection and its command and control center is often very shaky. Most of the malware servers make use of proxies and third-party servers that could go down any moment. Thus, they need to increase the possibility that users do contact them and transfer them the money. Hence two email addresses.
Of course, you might say that there is no way the Gmail server would go down, but you can never know how the hackers are accessing their inboxes. The bottom line is that such communication is highly unstable, and there is no guarantee Troldesh Ransomware will issue the decryption key even if you do pay the ransom. This program may try to convince you that you can get a discount on the decryption key, but that should not be a reason that pushes you into spending your money for nothing.
Luckily, the Shade Ransomware infection is rather old, so there is a free decryption tool available online. You just have to search for it using the “shade ransomware decrypt” keywords. It should also work on Troldesh Ransomware, too. Of course, you can restore your files from a file backup as well, if you have one. But for that, you have to remove all the ransomware-related files from your computer.
Sometimes, when users fail to remove malware from their systems and transfer their file copies into their hard drive, the ransomware reactivates and encrypts the new files again. You definitely would not want that to happen, would you?
Before we go down to the Troldesh Ransomware removal instructions, we would like to point out several security measures that should protect you from ransomware infection. And we are not talking just about an investment in a powerful antispyware tool (although that is the most important point). You have to realize that ransomware programs usually spread through spam email attachments and website exploits. Thus, whenever you receive a message from an unfamiliar sender, you should think twice before opening it, before downloading and running the attachment. Also, staying away from unfamiliar websites that are full of annoying pop-ups will help you avoid similar infections, too.
Should you have any other question about Troldesh Ransomware, or how to protect your PC from harm, do not hesitate to leave us a comment below. Our team is always ready to assist you. Just do not wait until it is too late to do anything about it. Your computer and your financial security should be your utmost priority.
How to Remove Troldesh Ransomware