How to remove Anubi virus and restore encrypted files

Ransomware virus

Anubi is the perilous software infecting PC's mostly via Trojans and phishing e-mails. Sometimes fraudsters use exploits to take control over the system, but well-known software developers quickly correct them. When infection takes place, ransomware reviews the hard disc to find the files for encryption and their rough price. Currently, any new ransomware can encrypt image, text, audio and video info in all known formats. Virus corrupts all folders, but the ones that could be business documents go first. Virus corrupts only information, and doesn't touch the programs, so that the user can use his computer to make the payment. The process is carried out with the help of well-known RSA and AES algorithms, and its intricacy is so above the average level that it can't be bruteforced. This is the foundation for such a stunning efficiency of ransomware in last years: an ordinary customer, even if he has a fairly high experience in suchlike things, will never be able to recover the files, and will have no choice except paying the ransom. The only manner to get back the information is to hack the fraudster's webpage and retrieve the encryption keys. Also there's a chance to retrieve the keys due to defects in viruse's program code. The encrypted files get .[This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.].anubi extension, and the amount of ransom is 0,5 BTC.

The article is dedicated to Anubi virus that penetrates customers' laptops in all countries of the world, and cyphers the data. In this item we've compiled complete information on Anubi's essence, and the uninstalling of Anubi from your system. Except that, we'll tell you how to recover the encrypted files and is it possible.

The computer knowledge is extremely substantial in our world, because it helps user to defend the PC from hazardous programs. Unfortunately, 90% of customers comprehend the significance of PC literacy only after ransomware infection. You easily can minimize the chances of getting ransomware if you'll follow these principles:

    • Don't neglect the red flags that your laptop shows. Data encrypting is a complicated act that requires a significant amount of hardware resources. If you observe a significant decline in workstation performance or detect a unwanted process in the Process Manager, you can shut down the PC, load it in safe mode, and run the antivirus. Surely, some data will be corrupted, but you will have the other part.
    • Don't accept any changes to the PC, coming from strange programs. One of the basic methods of information recovery is the restoration from Shadow Copies, so fraudsters have added the deletion of SC in the basic features of ransomware. Anyway, removal of copies requires administrator rights and your acceptance. So, not accepting changes from a unknown software at the right moment, you will reserve the way to restore all encrypted data free of charge.
    • Be cautious with the messages which contain files. The #1 model of fraud letters is the story about prize gaining or parcel earning. The other efficient type of such messages is a "business messages". lawsuits, appeals, summaries, Bills for services or goods and other specific documents cannot be sent accidentally, and the receiver should know the sender. In all other cases it is a fraud.

We draw your attention to the fact that the removal of Anubi is only the first and required step for the safe work of the computer. If you uninstall virus, you won't return the files immediately, it will take additional measures described in the next section. In case of ransomware we do not provide the hand removal tips, because its complication and the probability of faults is too high for regular user. We do not recommend you to uninstall ransomware manually, because it has many security mechanics which can interfere you. The most effective viral protection manner is the removal of information in case of file decryption or ransomware deletion attempt. This is extremely unwanted, and the following part will assist you to avoid it.

Removal instruction

Step 1. Boot into Safe mode

Safe mode

Start -> Msconfig.exe

Safe mode. Step 1

On the tab Boot select Safe boot

Safe mode. Step 2

Step 2. Check Startup folder

Start -> Msconfig.exe ->Disable unknown programs in the Startup tab


Step 3. Check hosts file

Modify hosts file, that located in C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\ .

Hosts file.Step 1

Open the file with Notepad and delete suspicious strings.

Hosts file.Step 2

It has to look like this:

Hosts file.Step 3

Step 4. Scan the system with antiviral scanner


Antivirus scanner

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Step 5. Disable Safe mode

Start -> Msconfig.exe ->Disable Safe boot in the Boot tab

Deactivate Safe mode

After uninstalling Anubi from the laptop, you just need to decrypt the encrypted files. In fact, this is not literally decryption, because the encryption manners owned by scammers are extremely complicated. Ordinarily, to restore the information, the victim has to ask for assistance on targeted communities or from well-known virus researchers and antiviral software manufacturers. If you don't want to linger and are willing to restore the data in manual mode - here's the full article on data recovery.

To restore information, follow the article about files decryption.

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