CTB Locker, short for Curve-Tor-Bitcoin Locker, is a file-encrypting ransomware created to attack all versions of Window OS computers including Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8. It is distributed via spam emails, file- sharing tools, or other malicious websites. When you open spam email and install the attachments or unzip Winr/ZIP files or visit infected websites, CTB Locker virus will slip into your computer and then start to scan your system.
Please note that this ransomware can encrypt your documents, photos, databases and other important files. It warns you that nobody can decrypt your files except for the private decryption key for which you need to pay $120.00 USD. However, this tricky virus is just created to extort innocent users’ money. If you want to restore your files, you can remove it completely from your computer.
CTB Locker usually settles in the %Temp% folder as a random named executable. It can soon affect all the files it detects and created a hidden random named job in Task Schedule that launches the malware executable every time you login. It is reported that inexperienced computer users can not remove this virus even with a manual guide due to the lack of some knowledge. It you want to have a try, please click for more details on How to Get Rid of CTB Locker >>