- Name: Golden Ransomware
- Type: Ransomware
- Wild Level: High
- Damaged Level: High
- Distribution: Global
- Short Description: Golden Ransomware virus belongs to ransomware family and will able to encrypt the entire system file and cause various damages to the system.
Golden Ransomware is another newly found file encrypted system malware and is categorized as ransomware threat. This threat mainly uses to encrypts the system file and make it completely inaccessible. The sole motive of hacker behind creating this dubious threat is to cheat innocent user and make it profitable. This time hacker designs or distributed this threat with a highly powerful file encryption algorithm. This ransomware threat silently intrudes to the targeted machine without addressing user and easily locks down entire the system file. It will able to encrypts any format of the file such as .txt, .pdf, .rtf, .html, .ppt, .pst, .gif, .cr2, .mts, .mp3, .mp4 and many of the other. While user tries to access the file after encryption, will demand the decryption key to open the file. Golden Ransomware will tend your system file on risk and will able cause various damages to the machine.
Golden Ransomware virus once installs to a machine will start performing various malicious activities inside the machine. After successful installation, it will first disable your system anti-virus and firewall security. It can mainly get intrude through various free third-party programs, spam emails, email attachment, p2p file sharing, misleading ads, torrent files, corrupted file attachment, spyware and through various other tricks. It leaves ransom notes for a user and notify a user about the system infection and advise to remove it soon from the infected PC. It also demands the huge amount of money to unlock the encrypted file and also in a given period of time. It demands to pay in BitCoins money and insufficient amount. If user not able to pay this amount in given time then it also warns the user to delete the entire system file permanently from the system. Golden Ransomware virus can also steal user personal and confidential information from the system such as banking details, financial details, online transaction details, user ID or password, Credit or debit details and many other and share it to the other person to earn the extra commission.