Virus Name: .Horsuke file virus
Categories: Browser Hijacker, Browser virus, Adware
Detailed Description of .Horsuke file virus
Have you encountered that when you open the computer one day and all the files here are changed to a strange format? All of their names are changed to strange statue including .bmp, .gif, .gpg, .hwp, .ibd, .jar, .java, .jpeg, .jpg, .ppt, .pptm, .pptx, .psd, .rar, .raw, .rtf, .sch, .sldm, .sldx, .slk, .stc, .std, .sti, .stw, .svg, .swf, .sxc, .sxd, .wma, .wmv, .xlc, .xlm, .xls, .xlsb, .xlsm, .xlsx, .xlt, .xltm, .xltx, .xlw, .zip, asp.. When you open them, you are informed that this files are encrypted, and you are required to apply decryption key for this situation. These phenomena are created by .Horsuke file virus, which is know as a ransomware. We likewise call it as an encryption virus.
.Horsuke file virus is considered malicious and it is a ransomware designed to encrypt the files with aps encryption system. This virus usually enters windows systems or mac system via unknown email attachments. At the moment that users open the attachments of spam email which shows with the subject of letter from ebay, .Horsuke file virus will infilrate the system without consent. It aims to earn ransom fee buy selling decryption key to the infected files.
.Horsuke file virus requires a unique decryption key so that the files get unlocked. If this virus gets infected on the computer, none tools can recover these files and other problems will happen on this pc. It generates the resource for malware and viruses on this computer. They work together to get infected the central system and data.