French MoWare H.F.D ransomware is a newly detected ransomware infection. A thorough analysis conducted by specialists at 411-spyware.com has shown that it is not exactly a brand new threat. It has turned out to be a French version of MoWare H.F.D Ransomware. The ransomware infection uses French as its primary language, so we suspect that it mainly targets French-speaking users. Unfortunately, we cannot promise that this threat cannot find a way to enter your system if you do not speak French. Usually, malicious software affects those computers that are completely unprotected, i.e. antimalware software is not running on them. Additionally, they might enter systems illegally if users download software from shady websites, click on all advertisements and links they are presented with, or simply open attachments from emails. No matter how French MoWare H.F.D ransomware enters your system, the chances are high that you will find a bunch of your personal files locked on your system after its infiltration. The ransomware infection also makes several modifications on the affected computer, for example, it is very likely that it will add a Value in the Run registry key. If it really does so, it will start looking for files that have not been encrypted yet every time you turn on your computer, which means that you might find even more files locked on your system if you do not remove this threat. Unfortunately, we would lie to you if we told you that your files would be automatically unlocked once you get rid of this threat.
French MoWare H.F.D ransomware places a window over Desktop once it infiltrates computers, so it is impossible not to notice that it has entered the system. Opening a window with a ransom note is not the only activity it performs on affected computers. The chances are high that it will lock your personal files too to push you into paying a ransom. If your documents, pictures, music, and other files have been affected by this particular ransomware infection, you should find the .H_F_D_locked filename extension appended to all your files. If you read the ransom note opened, you will see that French MoWare H.F.D ransomware demands 50 EUR in exchange for the decryption tool. The ransom has to be paid via Paysafecard within 5 days. We know how important for you it is to unlock your personal files, but we also know that you might not get the tool you have paid for from cyber criminals. This happens more often than you think. Decrypting files without the special decryptor might be tricky since ransomware infections tend to lock users’ personal files using strong ciphers, but you can always restore your files from a backup if this backup exists. Before you take any action to decrypt your files, make sure that they have really been encrypted by French MoWare H.F.D ransomware. There is a possibility that this threat tries to fool you into believing that your files have been locked in order to extract money from you.
Specialists working at 411-spyware.com cannot say anything new about the French MoWare H.F.D ransomware distribution because this infection is spread just like any other threat. According to researchers, it should be mainly distributed via spam emails. Also, it might pretend to be beneficial software, so it would be best not to download any applications from P2P and other shady websites. Last but not least, you will considerably improve your virtual security if you stop opening attachments from all the emails you get. If you do not have time to think about your security, or you, for example, are simply not going to quit downloading pirated software anytime soon, you should at least install security software on your PC. It will no doubt help you stay safe.
If French MoWare H.F.D ransomware has locked files on your computer, there is nothing you can do now to change this, but you can delete this computer threat from your PC so that it could not lock any other personal files on your computer in the near future. There are a few malicious components you will have to take care of – please find them listed below this article in our manual removal guide. Of course, you can delete them all automatically too, but, in this case, you will have to acquire a powerful antimalware tool first.
French MoWare H.F.D ransomware removal guide