What is OSX.Keranger
OSX.Keranger is detected as a First Ransomware for the Mac OS X computers. It is just like the Teslacrypt ransomware designed for windows OS. The attackers have succeeded to replace the bit torrent software with compromised copies to distribute within the Mac OS X computers. It can be located on the PC as “~/Library/kernel_service”, “~/Library/.kernel_complete”. Being installed on the compromised PC, it creates the infected file and scan through the whole PC to search for files like doc, txt, pdf, mp3, jpg and mp4. Then, OSX.Keranger encrypts the files and drop a ransom note on the desktop that instructs users how to pay the ransom. Till the victim not pays the ransom, OSX.Keranger will keep on annoying users by dropping scary messages. However Security experts suggests that victims are not likely to receive any decryption key as well as lose their money. Thus users should choose an effective backup solution and other cloud storage to protect your data. Remove OSX.Keranger by downloading the following automatic removal tool for complete solution.
|Behavior||“OSX.Keranger” encrypts files, videos, images and texts stored on the target PC and demand a ransom amount from users.|
|Risk Impacted||Avoid access to files, Deliver of Fake error warnings, avoid visiting useful web address, Change of browser settings and adding up start-up codes to Registry Editor.|
|Applies on||All versions of Windows Operating System.|
We would recommend to use below tool and run it on your computer to remove OSX.Keranger automatically.