What is ‘JokeFromMars’
JokeFromMars is a high risk ransomware virus that can trouble users in many ways. Like other ransomware virus JokeFromMars has also the same features i.e. encrypts users file and demand a ransom amount from the user to grant access back to the files. Once installed, JokeFromMars scans for the files of various extensions like doc, txt, pdf, mp3, jpg and mp4 to encrypt them. The encrypted file is amended with .a19 or .ap19 file extensions JokeFromMars drops a ransom note on the desktop that instructs users how to pay the ransom. The said amount is usually paid through MoneyPak, Paysafecard, Ukash, cashU and Bitcoin. Usually this ransomware spreads through Spam email attachments and various exploit Kits. Security experts recommend not to pay any money to the criminals behind this program as they may not decrypt your data back. Rather quickly download the automatic removal tool and try recover files through data recovery options.
|Description||“JokeFromMars”encrypts files, videos, images and texts stored on the target PC and demand a ransom amount from users.|
|Possible Symptoms||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.|
|Detection / Removal Tool||Download the Detection/Removal tool– To confirm attack of “JokeFromMars” virus on your computer.|
We would recommend to use below tool and run it on your computer to remove JokeFromMars automatically.