Kaspersky XoristDecryptor is designed to combat malware from the Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Xorist family which makes computers uncontrollable or blocks its normal performance.
After taking the data as a Â“hostageÂ” (blocking it), a ransom is demanded from the user. The victim is supposed to deliver the ransom to the pirate, who is promising to send in return a program which would release the data or restore normal performance of the computer.
There is a utility to confront malware of the family Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Xorist - XoristDecryptor.exe. The utility XoristDecryptor.exe is provided with a GUI.
Disinfection of an infected system:
Download the XoristDecryptor.zip to an infected computer.
Extract the utility using an archiver program, WinZip for example.
Run the XoristDecryptor.exe file.
Click the Start scan button to execute the utility . The utility will prompt you to enter path of at least one encrypted file to begin the decryption process.
The trojan program encrypts all files with the following extensions: