.JSE File Extension Ransomware Removal Guide

.JSE file extension ransomware is a win-locker. It encrypts files and asks for a ransom to unlock them. There has been a sharp increase in the number of win-lockers in 2016. .JSE file extension ransomware targets text documents, archives, databases and multimedia files. The only files it omits are the system components. Still, the malevolent program tampers with internal data. It makes changes to the internal settings. This is done to give it access to the information, stored in the web browser. The actions of the win-locker lower the system’s defense against malware attacks. .JSE file extension ransomware locks files of the following types: .doc, .docx, .txt, .pdf, .odt, .html, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx, .rar, .zip, .mdb, .db, .ai, .iff, .raw, .bkp, .srf, .ps1, .dll, .avi, .mp4, .mkv, .mpg, .mpeg, .flv, .wmv, .mov, .ogg, .arw, .sln, .wsc, .wps, .sys, .reg, .vb, .dng, .crw, .mp3, .wav, .flac, .wma, .mid, .bin, .arw, .eps, .exif, .lnk, .jpg, .jpeg, .gif, .png, .bmp, .tif, .tiff, .pak, .qic, .csv, .sql and others. When it has finished encrypting files, the nefarious program creates a ransom note. The file lists the demands of the hackers. They want you to pay them a certain sum. Forcing users to pay to access their rightfully owned data is the purpose of win-lockers. If you find it hard to trust people who have tampered with your personal files, you have a good motif.

.JSE file extension ransomware uses spam e-mails to penetrate users’ computers. An attachment is used to transfer the clandestine program. This is usually done through macros. Opening the file prompts the download and install of the win-locker automatically. Spam e-mails have evolved over the years. They have become more convincing. Senders take the time to do research on a chosen entity and devise the fake e-mail. They can copy its official contacts, logo and style of writing. The people who spread .JSE file extension ransomware do not hesitate to misrepresent existing organizations. The spam letters have been on behalf of international delivery firms, national posts and courts. The spammer tells users they have received an invoice, a receipt or a subpoena. We have seen instances of spam messages, written in English and French. The harmful attachment is usually in the form of a .zip folder. It can also be a text document, an image or an archive. To proof an e-mail’s legitimacy, you can check the sender’s account. He may be able to use an entity’s data, but he cannot access its e-mail to send you the bogus message.

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A relatively unusual characteristic of .JSE file extension ransomware is that it uses an extension which is identical to a real file format. The infected items all look like Javascript encoded files. Your system will recognize them as such and change their icons. A few other win-lockers use a file extension which matches an existing file format. The majority of them append their own custom extension. There is not much information on .JSE file extension ransomware. The clandestine program has been assigned this name, so to speak, because it does not have an official name. The technical specifications of the virus have not been determined. Most of the available information on .JSE file extension ransomware comes from observations. Our research team has reported that the win-locker asks for a ransom of $500 USD. The amount has to be paid in bitcoins. Most win-lockers make this requirement. The reason being that this cryptocurrency assures the anonymity of both involved parties. In this instance, the developers of .JSE file extension ransomware are interested in keeping their identity protected. The ransom note lists the bitcoin address of the cyber criminals and gives instructions on how to conduct the payment. We do not advise you to cooperate. The hackers cannot be held responsible, if they do not complete their end of the deal. Even if they do restore your files, they can leave entries of .JSE file extension ransomware on your system. This would allow them to make a second attack at a given point.

The only safe way to approach the situation is to uninstall .JSE file extension ransomware. There is a full removal guide at the end of this article. You may be able to restore your files on your own. Due to the lack of information on the win-locker, we cannot say for certain whether it deletes shadow volume copies. If it does not, you can recover your data by using a backup. A free tool called Shadow Explorer can be of help. You can download it from its official website: shadowexplorer.com/downloads.

.JSE File Extension Ransomware Removal Instructions

Windows XP

1. Reboot your PC and press the F8 key.
2. Go to Windows Advanced Options and select Safe Mode with Networking, press Enter.
3. Type: http://www.xp-vista.com/download-instructions in the search bar of your web browser.
4. Download SpyHunter and install it on the computer.
5. Scan the system with the antimalware tool and erase any infected files and viruses.
6. Go to the Start Menu and then click Run.
7. Type “msconfig” in the search bar and click OK.
8. In the System Configuration Utility go to the “Startup” tab and select the option “Disable All”.
9. Press OK and reboot the PC.

Windows Vista and Windows 7

1. Reboot your PC computer and press the F8 key.
2. Go to Windows Advanced Options and select Safe Mode with Networking, press Enter.
3. Type: http://www.xp-vista.com/download-instructions in the search bar of your web browser.
4. Download SpyHunter and install it on your computer.
5. Scan the system with the antimalware program and erase any infected files and viruses.

Windows 8

1. Go to the Start menu and click on the Windows key.
2. Open the web browser.
3. Type: http://www.xp-vista.com/download-instructions in the search bar of your web browser.
4. Download SpyHunter and install it on your computer.
5. Scan the system with the antimalware tool and erase any infected files and viruses.

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