Avoid paying the ransom and try to recover files that have been hijacked by any version of Xorist malware using this intuitive tool.
- Emsisoft Decrypter for Xorist
- Version :188.8.131.52
- License :Freeware
- OS :Windows All
- Publisher :Emsisoft GmbH
Emsisoft Decrypter for Xorist Description
Emsisoft Decrypter for Xorist is a small piece of software designed to help victims of the ransomware recover files that have been locked by one of the many Xorist ransomware.
Signs you have been infected with Xorist ransomware
Xorist is part of the Ransom as a Service type of malware and hence, any hacker can buy it from the Dark Web and edit the sum asked for ransom as well as the options. Moreover, the con artists have the choice to modify the method of distribution, which can vary from classic spam emails to harmful bots that take advantage of the security vulnerabilities of users when they are navigating to shady pages.
Similarly to other ransomware, you are likely to receive a note that includes all the steps you need to take to recover your files. You should know that for Xorist, the con artists can ask users to send an SMS text message, so they can match up the ID numbers in case the victims decide to pay the ransom.
Allows you to brute force the master decryption key
You can decrypt the files by dragging and dropping an original file as well as its infected counterpart over the utility. Although the original file can be hard to find, you can try searching for it in your email, backups or cloud storage you are using, for instance.
You should keep in mind that you may need to repeat the operation with several files until you get the decryption key. While it may be tempted to send a reply to the SMS, it is important to note that Xorist comes with limits to the number of decryption attempts. Therefore, there is a chance you can lose your files forever.
A simple tool to decode files locked by Xorist
All in all, if you have been infected by one of the many Xorist variants out there, you might be tempted to pay the ransom and avoid all the hassle. Since there is no guarantee that paying up brings you the decryption key, you should consider using specialized tools, such as Emsisoft Decrypter for Xorist, to decrypt and recover files.