Files encrypted by Nbes Ransomware (DJVU/STOP Ransomware): Is there any solution?
Cyber security experts have discovered Nbes Ransomware and explained that it is very devastating crypto-malware and computer infection that is belongs to DJVU/STOP Ransomware family. This nasty file virus get enters into your machine accidently from spam emails sent by attackers which contain some messages along with malicious attachments. In order to open such infected attachments, it executes encryption module in your computer and starts locking all files stored in your machine by appending .nbes File Extension.
Once encryption process is finished, Nbes Ransomware stores a text file as “_readme.txt” ransom note containing the ransom message in each folder of your computer. The ransom note states that all files of your computer have been encrypted and you need to pay $490 – $980 amount of ransom money for decryption. It also claims that in order to renames locked files or use third parties’ decryption tools/keys/software, you will lose your all files & folders of your computer permanently. When we talk about ransom note, it contains the information about ransomware, technical support’s email ID or cybercriminals’ email ID and ransom money details as well.
Initially, attackers behind Nbes Ransomware provide free decryption service for some locked files. It asks you to send 2-4 locked files within the size of 1MB on email ID provided on ransom note. After successful decryption test, it forces you to pay $490 – $980 amount of extortion money to decrypt rest of the files. However, it is sure that they are not going decrypt your files and even after ransom money is paid. So, you should never trust on them at any cases. If your System has detected this malware, then you should try to remove Nbes Ransomware from machine immediately.
Let’s take have a look at message displayed on ransom note:
Don’t worry, you can return all your files!
All your files like photos, databases, documents and other important are encrypted with strongest encryption and unique key.
The only method of recovering files is to purchase decrypt tool and unique key for you.
This software will decrypt all your encrypted files.
What guarantees you have?
You can send one of your encrypted file from your PC and we decrypt it for free.
But we can decrypt only 1 file for free. File must not contain valuable information.
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Price of private key and decrypt software is $980.
Discount 50% available if you contact us first 72 hours, that’s price for you is $490.
Please note that you’ll never restore your data without payment.
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Threat Name: Nbes Ransomware
Threat Type: File Virus, Crypto-Malware, Ransomware, File Locker
Description: Due to malicious behaviours of this nasty ransomware, you can’t open or use stored files on your computer. Previously functional files now have a different extension and you see ransom note in order to open encrypted files. The ransom message states that payment of extortion money is required to unlock your files.
Distribution methods: Spam email messages, infected attachments, torrent websites, malicious ads or popup messages, fake software updates or security alert messages, bundles of freeware or shareware and many other tricks.
Motives of crooks: Aims to collect your sensitive information and shares it to other hackers or third parties to generate some revenue. They also want to steal your money from your wallet or e-wallet.
Removal & recovery solution: In case if your System has infected from Nbes Ransomware or related infection, then you need to scan your System with powerful antivirus software. After complete scan and malware removal, you can use powerful data recovery software to restore files encrypted by ransomware.
Should I pay extortion money?
Cybercriminals behind Nbes Ransomware attempts to tricks you into paying demanded ransom money to decrypt your files. It does bogus promises to decrypt or recover your locked files immediately, once you pay ransom money to them. But it is not true. So, we recommended you to please stop paying any amount of extortion money to them for decryption. In order to pay extortion money, they can keep record of your some information such as IP address, URLs search, login ID & password of your various accounts, banking information and more details. They can share these collected details to other hackers or third parties to generate some revenue from them. So, it is important to delete Nbes Ransomware from machine as soon as possible.
How your System gets infected from Nbes Ransomware?
The ransomware is mostly get install in your computer from spam emails, infected email attachments and bundles of free software packages which you are downloaded from internet. Scammers or malware programmers send suspicious emails in your mailbox which contains some messages along with infected attachments that can infect your machine deeply in order to open such infected attachments. On other hand, downloaded free software packages from unknown sources might contains malicious files that can infect major genuine functions or applications of your computer.
- Need backups: Create backup or keep backup of your all files stored in your machine on some safe external storage device
- OS update: You should up to date your operating System from official sources
- Other software update: Remove all the faculty software running in your machine and update rest of the software.
- Scan the PC for malware: You should scan your computer with strong antivirus software in regular time intervals
- Be alert while browsing internet: You should be alert while surfing online and avoid installing freeware in your computer from unknown sources and avoid opening attachments coming from unknown emails.
Antimalware Details And User Guide
Step 1: Remove Nbes Ransomware through “Safe Mode with Networking”
Step 2: Delete Nbes Ransomware using “System Restore”
Step 1: Remove Nbes Ransomware through “Safe Mode with Networking”
For Windows XP and Windows 7 users: Boot the PC in “Safe Mode”. Click on “Start” option and continuously press on F8 during the start process until the “Windows Advanced Option” menu appears on the screen. Choose “Safe Mode with Networking” from the list.
Now, a windows homescreen appears on the desktop and work-station is now working on “Safe mode with networking”.
For Windows 8 Users: Go to the “Start Screen”. In the search results select settings, type “Advanced”. In the “General PC Settings” option, choose “Advanced startup” option. Again, click on the “Restart Now” option. The work-station boots to “Advanced Startup Option Menu”. Press on “Troubleshoot” and then “Advanced options” button. In the “Advanced Option Screen”, press on “Startup Settings”. Again, click on “Restart” button. The work-station will now restart in to the “Startup Setting” screen. Next is to press F5 to boot in Safe Mode in Networking.
For Windows 10 Users: Press on Windows logo and on the “Power” icon. In the newly opened menu, choose “Restart” while continuously holding “Shift” button on the keyboard. In the new open “Choose an option” window, click on “Troubleshoot” and then on the “Advanced Options”. Select “Startup Settings” and press on “Restart”. In the next window, click on “F5” button on the key-board.
Step 2: Delete Nbes Ransomware using “System Restore”
Log-in to the account infected with Nbes Ransomware. Open the browser and download a legitimate anti-malware tool. Do a full System scanning. Remove all the malicious detected entries.
In case if you cannot start the PC in “Safe Mode with Networking”, Try using “System Restore”
- During the “Startup”, continuously press on F8 key until the “Advanced Option” menu appears. From the list, choose “Safe Mode with Command Prompt” and then press “Enter”
- In the new opened command prompt, enter “cd restore” and then press “Enter”.
- Type: rstrui.exe and Press “ENTER”
- Click “Next” on the new windows
- Choose any of the “Restore Points” and click on “Next”. (This step will restore the work-station to its earlier time and date prior to Nbes Ransomware infiltration in the PC.
- In the newly opened windows, press on “Yes”.
Once your PC gets restored to its previous date and time, download the recommended anti-malware tool and perform a deep scanning in order to remove Nbes Ransomware files if they left in the work-station.
In order to restore the each (separate) file by this ransomware, use “Windows Previous Version” feature. This method is effective when “System Restore Function” is enabled in the work-station.
Important Note: Some variants of Nbes Ransomware delete the “Shadow Volume Copies” as well hence this feature may not work all the time and is applicable for selective computers only.
How to Restore Individual Encrypted File:
In order to restore a single file, right click on it and go to “Properties”. Select “Previous Version” tab. Select a “Restore Point” and click on “Restore” option.
Important: Data Encryption Ransomware are highly dangerous and it is always better that you take precautions to avoid its attack on your work-station. It is advised to use a powerful anti-malware tool in order to get protection in real-time. With this help of “SpyHunter”, “group policy objects” are implanted in the registries in order to block harmful infections like Nbes Ransomware.
Also, In Windows 10, you get a very unique feature called “Fall Creators Update” that offer “Controlled Folder Access” feature in order to block any kind of encryption to the files. With the help of this feature, any files stored in the locations such as “Documents”, “Pictures”, “Music”, “Videos”, “Favorites” and “Desktop” folders are safe by default.
It is very important that you install this “Windows 10 Fall Creators Update” in your PC to protect your important files and data from ransomware encryption. The more information on how to get this update and add an additional protection form rnasomware attack has been discussed here.
How to Recover the Files Encrypted by Nbes Ransomware?
Till now, you would have understood that what had happed to your personal files that got encrypted and how you can remove the scripts and payloads associated with Nbes Ransomware in order to protect your personal files that has not been damaged or encrypted until now. In order to retrieve the locked files, the depth information related to “System Restore” and “Shadow Volume Copies” has already been discussed earlier. However, in case if you are still unable to access the encrypted files then you can try using a data recovery tool.
Use of Data Recovery Tool
This step is for all those victims who have already tries all the above mentioned process but didn’t find any solution. Also it is important that you are able to access the PC and can install any software. The data recovery tool works on the basis of System scanning and recovery algorithm. It searches the System partitions in order to locate the original files which were deleted, corrupted or damaged by the malware. Remember that you must not re-install the Windows OS otherwise the “previous” copies will get deleted permanently. You have to clean the work-station at first and remove Nbes Ransomware infection. Leave the locked files as it is and follow the steps mentioned below.
Step1: Download the software in the work-station by clicking on the “Download” button below.
Step2: Execute the installer by clicking on downloaded files.
Step3: A license agreement page appears on the screen. Click on “Accept” to agree with its terms and use. Follow the on-screen instruction as mentioned and click on “Finish” button.
Step4: Once the installation gets completed, the program gets executed automatically. In the newly opened interface, select the file types that you want to recover and click on “Next”.
Step5: You can select the “Drives” on which you want the software to run and execute the recovery process. Next is to click on the “Scan” button.
Step6: Based on drive you select for scanning, the restore process begins. The whole process may take time depending on the volume of the selected drive and number of files. Once the process gets completed, a data explorer appears on the screen with preview of that data that is to be recovered. Select the files that you want to restore.
Step7. Next is to locate the location where you want to saver the recovered files.