Virus Name: .sqpc file virus
Categories: Ransomware, Decryption Virus
Detailed Description of .sqpc file virus
.sqpc file virus is a ransomware. Nowadays, it become widely used by cybercriminal to impose ransom trap on computer users. .sqpc file virus usually infiltrate computers through spam email attachments and free download programs. Once infiltrating the computer, .sqpc file virus encrypts all the files in the hard drive with malicious file extension like cerber3, cerber, ccc or so. Then you will have trouble to open those files because all of them were locked with .sqpc file virus codes. After that, it displays you a pop-up page to demand you to follow its instruction to buy decryption key which allegedly could recover your files.
Users are willing to pay money to avoid the serious problems so they will agree to pay money for restoring your files. But it is not a wise decision, because our researcher has found that the developers of .sqpc file virus may just get the money but still infected the computer. So even they give you the key to recover the files, they will re-infect them sooner or later to ask for ransom fee again. Therefore, it does not suggest you to pay the fee. Instead, it is the right time to clean up all the related files of .sqpc file virus to keep your system away from threats first, and then try the famous data recovery software to restore the infected files. A detailed guide for removing .sqpc file virus and recommending some tools for recovering the files is attached.