Al-Namrood Ransomware is a typical ransomware that secretly attacks the targeted PC and encrypt the personal files. It will change the extension of locked files with the term “unavailable”. For example, a file named as sample.jpg will change to “sample.jpb unavailable”. When you try to access it, a ransom note text file appears on the screen that says that your files have been locked. The txt file is named as “[encrypted_file_name.extension]_Read_Me.Txt” pattern (e.g., “sample.jpg.Read_Me.Txt)”. User is informed about the personal files encryption through this txt file. User is asked to contact the cyber-criminal via an encrypted email named as email@example.com. You will be provided further instruction regarding how the ransom amount is to be paid and what is the decryption procedure.
Al-Namrood Ransomware uses a combination of symmetric and asymmetric encryption hence it is impossible to unlock it without the necessary decryption code. But, unfortunately it asks to pay a fine of about $500 for it. Actually, cyber criminals lock the personal files of users with the purpose of asking ransom for the decryption key. It tries to create panic in user by claiming that if the ransom money is not paid in the particular time-frame, the demanded ransom money will increase and even user can lose their personal data files permanently. Though, you should ignore such claims and look for the alternative methods to instead of paying ransom for Al-Namrood Ransomware. It is not safe to pay money to cyber-criminals as they don’t guarantee that the locked files will become accessible again once the ransom money is paid. Follow the instruction mentioned below to delete Al-Namrood Ransomware permanently.