Jdyi Ransomware is a malicious application from the Stop Ransomware family. It encrypts files so that its victims could not open them without special decryption tools. Unfortunately, hackers behind this threat could be the only ones who could provide decryption software and the unique decryption key that ought to be generated during the encryption process. It is terrible news because cybercriminals demand paying a ransom first, and there are no reassurances that they will hold on to their end of the bargain. Consequently, we advise you not to pay the ransom if you do not want to risk losing your money in vain. Our researchers also recommend deleting Jdyi Ransomware either manually or with a chosen antimalware tool. If you want to learn more about the threat, we encourage you to read the rest of his article.
Malicious applications like Jdyi Ransomware often travel with fake software installers, updates, pop-up messages, advertisements, and so on. Thus, users who want to protect their systems against such threats must be extremely cautious and interact only with the content they know to be harmless. Specialists also recommend being careful with spam emails as it is known that threats from the Stop Ransomware can be distributed via such emails. This is why we recommend scanning files you receive via email or from the Internet with a reliable antimalware tool that can detect various types of threats. Also, make sure that you inspect the links you want to click before doing so, as it might help you determine whether it could be dangerous to do so. Malicious sites may have reputable company names in their URL addresses, but they may also contain unnecessary characters, random parts, and other things that should raise a red flag.
If Jdyi Ransomware is launched, it might create files mentioned in the deletion instructions that you can find below this article. Afterward, the threat should encrypt every picture, documents, video, archive, and other personal data on the infected device with a robust encryption algorithm. As a result, the affected files ought to become unreadable. Our specialists believe that the malware should not encrypt program data or files belonging to the operating system. You can tell if a file is encrypted or not by looking at its title as enciphered files should have a second extension called .jdyi. Once the malware is done encrypting your files, it should display a ransom note. It ought to say that hackers can provide decryption tools if you pay a ransom. It might also say that you can get a 50% discount if you get in touch with them within 72 hours. As said earlier, there is a chance that hackers might not hold on to their end of the bargain and that your money could be lost in vain. Thus, we advise thinking carefully before doing anything.
Our specialists recommend erasing Jdyi Ransomware just in case because it looks like the malicious application might be able to restart with the operating system. If it does, it is possible that it could encrypt new files found on the infected device. Therefore, it might be safer to eliminate Jdyi Ransomware as fast as possible. You could try to do so manually by following the instructions located below this paragraph. You could also install a reliable antimalware tool, perform a full system scan, and then erase the malicious application along with other identified items by pressing the security tool’s displayed deletion button. If you have any questions or need more assistance, feel free to leave a comment below.