Virus Name: LockBit ransomware

Categories: Ransomware, Decryption Virus

Detailed Description of LockBit ransomware

LockBit ransomware is extremely vicious ransomware which victimizes a great deal of PC users and extorts lots of money from them. You may have little knowledge about with this ransomware when hearing “LockBit ransomware”, but when we talking about RSA ransomware or LockBit ransomware, you must have known what these evils are, and you will find that the LockBit ransomware did the same evil thing to your system as the LockBit ransomware virus. Obviously, LockBit ransomware is another new files encryption virus with a different name. It is designed to encrypt files on infected pc or lock Windows system and ransom money from the victims.

According to researchers from our team, LockBit ransomware is capable of encrypting almost all major files on the infected machine, such as photos, videos, MS Office files, .pdf, and .txt extension files. Once it made it, it left a TXT file or BMP file to tell you what have happened to you files and what you should do to get your files back, that is to pay around $500 to buy the description key. It also warns that your files will be lost forever if you do not pay within 24 hours or 48 hours. This is the typical way that hacker makes money, to encrypt files and scare you to send the random money.

More Problems Caused by LockBit ransomware

1-LockBit ransomware strikingly slows down your system speed;

2-LockBit ransomware adds, changes or replaces Keys and Values on your Registry, triggering various system errors;

3-LockBit ransomware harasses you with annoying ads and displays page you haven’t requested;

4-LockBit ransomware installs malicious programs without your permission.
 

Guides to Detect LockBit ransomware


Index

(First, Choose your system; Second, For Computer Expert, choose Manual Removal Guide; for other users, try Auti-malware tools; Third, restore infected files with application)

  • Windows–Part One

⇒ Easy Removal Guide–No.1 Step (Easy Way for All Users)

⇒ Manual Removal Guide–No.2 Step (Only for Computer Expert)

⇒ Restore damaged files–No.3 Step

  • Mac OS–Part Two

⇒ Easy Guide–No.1 Step (Easy Way for All Users)

⇒Manual Removal Guide–No.2 Step (Only for Computer Expert)

(Attentions!!! Manual removal of LockBit ransomware is only for computer experts! If you are a ordinary user, you may make severe mistakes in the manual removal process and then more system problems and risks may occur. )



Part One Guides to Detect LockBit ransomware from Windows PC

No.1 Easy Guide

(Easy way for all users)

Best Combination: SpyHunter Anti-Malware+PC Cure+

⇒Scan LockBit ransomware with SpyHunter Anti-Malware

1-Click the button below to download SpyHunter Anti-Malware safely and check EULA and Privacy Policy

(Warning!ONLY scan is free. If these anti-malware tools detect virus on your computer, you need to purchase full-version. Here we just provide you best recommendation but we are not the maker of this app. If your computer have already installed another anti-malware software such as MalwareBytes, they may block this download due to False Positive detection. Please shut down these software or just uninstall it, then come back here and click to download again. It will work. )

Note: Only scanner is free. If it detects a virus or malware, you’ll need to purchase its full version to remove it. Here we just provide you best recommendation but we are not the maker of this app. And these tools could only help detect to see if you have LockBit ransomware but not recover all the files encrypted by LockBit ransomware.

2-After downloading, double-click SpyHunter-Installer and start the installation.

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3-After installing SpyHunter, click on Start Scan Now to check the presence of rootkit and virus.

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4-When the scan is completed, click View Scan Results to display all the threats and all the dangerous results.

Remove LockBit ransomware

 

⇒Keep protecting computer with WiperSoft

1-Click this link: Download WiperSoft or the button below to download WiperSoft safely:

(Warning!If your computer have already installed another anti-malware software such as MalwareBytes, they may block this download due to False Positive detection. Please shut down these software or just uninstall it, then come back here and click to download again. It will work. )

2-Start the installation, and click “Scan now” to detect files related to LockBit ransomware:

3-Check if the computer is cleanup:

(WiperSoft will help fix all the registry error and system bugs. It guides the PC from the viruses infection and malware re-activated. And it can periodically maintain the system for you. It is a good choice for users who has busy schedule and little knowledge here.)


No.2 Scan LockBit ransomware with manual Guide

(Note: If you are not a computer expert, Manual Guide may lead to severe problems with mistake handle or unsuccessful removal. But auto guide below can help you remove it smoothly. Please direct turn No.2 Step. )

1-Remove LockBit ransomware from Chrome/Firefox/IE/Edge

Google Chrome ⇓

1.1 Run browsers, click the “Menu” button→”More tools “→”Extensions

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1.2 click the “trash can icon”

LockBit ransomware Removal Guide

Mozilla Firefox

1.1 Run browsers, click the “Menu” button→”Add-ons“→”Add-ons Manager

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1.2 click the “Disable” or “Remove”

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Internet Explorer

1.1 Run browsers, click the “Setting” button→”Manage add-ons

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1.2 Choose “Toolbars and Extentions” and click the “Disable”

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Microsoft Edge

  • Edge browser doesn’t support “extensions” now. As a Microsoft Edge users, you can skip this step and turn to step-2 directly .

2-Delete LockBit ransomware related application or software

(for all-version Windows OS)

2.1 Press “Windows + R” keys on your keyboard to open Run window;

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2.2 Put in appwiz.cpl and press ENTER key to view the programs list in Control Panel;

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2.3 Select all suspicious software you want to remove and click Uninstall.

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3-Remove dangerous registry entries added by LockBit ransomware

3.1 Press “Windows + R” keys on your keyboard to open Run window;

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3.2 Put in “Regedit ” and press “Enter”;

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3.3 Press “CTRL + F” keys and put in the name of virus or malware to locate and delete its malicious files.

If you cannot find out the files through this way, please manually locate these entries:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\virus name
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon “Shell” = “%AppData%\.exe”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ‘Random’
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\WindowsNT\CurrentVersion\Random


No.3 Restore damaged files (Offers)

1-Download Stellar Phoenix RAID Recovery.

(Warning!If your computer have already installed another anti-malware software such as MalwareBytes, they may block this download due to False Positive detection. Please shut down there software or just uninstall it, then come back here and click to download again. It will work. )

2-install Stellar Phoenix RAID Recovery and click “Scan” Now to find all the damaged files.

3-Select the file you want to recover and click Recover button:

(Note: Not all decrypted files could be restored with these tools.)



Part Two Guides to Remove LockBit ransomware from Mac OS

No.1 Easy way

(Easy way for all users)

(Spyhunter for MAC is the good option. It guides the PC from the viruses infection and malware re-activated. And it can periodically maintain the system for you. It is a good choice for users who has busy schedule and little knowledge here. If it detects a virus or malware, you’ll need to purchase its full version to remove it. )

1-Download Spyhunter for MAC or the button below to download and install Spyhunter for MAC safely:

(Warning!If your computer have already installed another anti-malware software such as MalwareBytes, they may block this download due to False Positive detection. Please shut down these software or just uninstall it, then come back here and click to download again. It will work. )

 

2-When Spyhunter for MAC is installed, it will be run automatically, choose “Active Scan” tab<< click SCAN to detect files of LockBit ransomware

3-choose Next<<click Custom Scan to choose what you need to solve the problems happened on the computer system

 

4-Choose “Scheduling ” << enable Scan schedule on your Mac <<Click Apple toantomatically start scan every day

 

5-Choose “HelpDesk” <<submit a support ticket<<A support agent will contact you within 48 hours of ticket submission

 

6-Choose “General” << set up Spyhunter for your mac:

Besides, Spyhunter for MAC will also help you to keep track of your Mac usually, wipe out these caches and free up more space, optimize your startup items, and so on. So it is also recommended to keep MacBooster 6 on the Mac even after you have removed malicious files related to LockBit ransomware.



No.2 Scan LockBit ransomware with manual Guide

(Note: If you are not a computer expert, Manual Guide may lead to severe problems with mistake handle or unsuccessful removal. But auto guide below can help you remove it smoothly. Please direct turn No.2 Step. )

1-Press “Command+Option+ESC” together to open Force Quit Ap-plication Window.

2-choose Terminal and click Force Quit

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3-Remove Apps related to LockBit ransomware from Mac OS. (you need to identify all related apps and remove them or LockBit ransomware will be installed again with this apps.)

4- Open Finder, and then find Applications Tab in the left column. Choose the malicious Apps and select “move to Trash

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5-Reset Your Safari Web browsers. Open the safari and choose the menu. Click the “Reset Safari ” +”Reset

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6- Press “Command + Shift + G” and type ” ~/Library ” to remove all malcious files from Library.

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Congratulation! Your computer is clean Now.

If you want to keep your computer clean, please keep in mind that you should keep away from the spam email, illegal website, and unlicensed software, or anything of unreliable source.

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