Recover documents, spreadsheets and other files that have been hijacked by Gomasom ransomware using this straightforward application.
- Emsisoft Decrypter for Gomasom
- Version :18.104.22.168
- License :Freeware
- OS :Windows All
- Publisher :Emsisoft GmbH
Emsisoft Decrypter for Gomasom Description
Emsisoft Decrypter for Gomasom is a small piece of software designed to help you find the decryption key and therefore, restore files that have been locked by Gomasom ransomware.
Signs you have been infected with Gomasom ransomware
Gomasom or Google Mail ranSOM is a type of ransomware got its name due to the Gmail addresses it inserts in the filenames it infects. While the Trojan virus that helps it protrude the system has not been identified, the most likely means of distribution are via spam email campaigns and suspicious links.
What makes this ransomware more dangerous than others stems from the fact that it also targets executable files, not just documents, videos or photos as most malware in this category. As a consequence, if you notice you are unable to access your applications and their filenames has changed to contain a Gmail address, then it is very likely that you are looking at an infection with Gomasom ransomware.
It can help you find the decryption key
First off, you should know that you require a clean file along with its infected counterpart in order to use the tool. Moreover, since the program tries out various key combinations, the process might take up to a few hours.
Once you get the key, you can use proceed to unlock the files by following the instructions provided within the app. It is important to note that even though the tool finds a decryption key, there is a chance that it may not be the right one. Consequentially, if you notice that you are unable to unlock infected files, then it is advisable that you repeat the process until you get a new decryption key.
A tool that can help recover Gomasom infected files
In the eventuality that you are dealing with a Gomasom ransomware infection, then make sure that you eliminate the malware from your system and then use Emsisoft Decrypter for Gomasom to try to recover your files.