How to remove Osiris virus and locky ransomware
The osiris virus is a very notorious and harmful file which is a clone of Locky Ransomware. This malicious program stealthily makes its way to your computer and then blocks you from accessing most data. It even manipulates system resources and encrypts personal files on victim machine. As a result, you will find most data converted into .osiris files that launch the malware when you try to open. This malware will change desktop background with an HTML page that shows a warning that says all your files have been encrypted using asymmetric encryption method. It also says that you can only get your files restored by purchasing the Decryption private key from a remote server. osiris virus will show you instructions on how to buy that nasty key which costs 2.5 Bitcoins which means roughly $ 2000 USD. You are advised not to pay the ransom because this malicious software is associated with cyber criminals so every sale is funding them directly, on the other hand you will get no change in your system files because the malware will scam you. Another reason to not buy the decryption key is that victims are sent to osiris virus` TOR website (also known as Underground or Dark WebPage) which is seriously risky place to be visited.
What is Osiris virus file, its Symptoms and Risk
Related:Cerber Ransomware virus
Below is a preview of alert message that may appear on your system after Osiris virus attack:
!!! IMPORTANT INFORMATION !!!
All of your files are encrypted with RSA-2048 and AES-128 ciphers.
More information about RSA and AES can be found here:
hxxp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advanced Encryption Standard
Decrypting of your files is only possible with the private key and decrypt program, which is on our secret server.
To receive your private key follow one of the links:
If all of this addresses are not available, follow these steps:
1. Download and install Tor Browser: hxxp://www.torproject.org/download/download-easy.html
2. After a successful installation, run the browser and wait for initialisation.
3. Type in the address bar:
4. Follow the instructions on the site.
Manual Removal guide
Since the Osiris virus has been recognized as a complex app, its manual remove is not suggested because it may cause more complications, You may try system restore from backup. It is also a good idea to regularly create backup of your system in order to escape the trap of any future ransomware that locks everything.
Automatic Removal of Osiris virus
To remove this malware automatically, Following tools are best: