There is still not much information about Revolution Ransomware, although computer security specialists think it might be a new version of a malicious application called Xorist Ransomware. It is also suspected the malware could be distributed through suspicious email attachments, for example, fake Microsoft Word, PDF, or other types of documents. If you come across it, the infection might encipher all of your personal data to take it as a hostage. Naturally, the malware’s creators should ask to pay a ransom, and in exchange, they may offer to deliver you decryption tools with which you could decipher all affected files. However, we urge users not to trust Revolution Ransomware’s developers as there is a chance they could scam the user by taking his money without providing the promised decryption tools. If you do not think it would be wise to risk your savings either, we encourage you to read the rest of the text and use the manual removal instructions located below them if you feel up to such a task.
All the malware’s encrypted files should have a second extension called .revolution, e.g., sunset.jpg.revolution, my_speech.docx.revolution, and so on. Our specialists say the additional extension might also be in capital letters, although we cannot be one hundred percent sure since we could not find a fully-working sample of Revolution Ransomware. As the malicious application’s ransom note suggests, the threat might be using a rather secure cryptosystem called RSA-1024. To unlock the affected files, the user would need both a decryption tool and a unique decryption key generated just for the user’s computer. Both of these necessary parts should be offered to you for a particular price through a text document or in other words a ransom note dropped by the infection.
It seems the ransom note shown by Revolution Ransomware might be titled as InfoFiles.txt. The conditions on it suggest the user contacts the malware’s creators first. Apparently, their reply should explain how much is the ransom and how it should be paid. Whatever the price is, the hackers warn users it will be doubled if it is not paid in 72 hours. What is more, to convince the user to make the payment, it seems the malicious application’s creators are even ready to decrypt one or two small size files as a guarantee. We would advise you not to let them tick you because even if they can decrypt your data, there are no guarantees they will bother to help you or will not try to extort more money from you. If you think dealing with these people would not be smart either, we encourage you to erase Revolution Ransomware at once.
The instructions located at the end of this text may help you get rid of Revolution Ransomware, but we cannot guarantee they will be helpful to everyone since as we said earlier, we could not obtain a fully working sample. This is why it might be safer to use an antimalware tool instead. All there is to do is choose a reliable security tool you could trust, install it on the affected PC, set it to scan it and click the deletion button once the results show up. If you have more questions or require additional assistance, you could leave us a message below too.