Ransomware is a type of malware that prevents or limits users from accessing their computers. To make the infected system usable again, the victim is forced to pay a ransom.

The typical indicators of a system being hijacked by Ransomware are:

  1. Getting pop-up messages telling that your computer has been locked
  2. Getting pop-up messages demanding payment before you can access your files and programs

Trend Micro AntiRansomware Tool will help you take back ownership of your computer.

Download and run the AntiRansomware Tool 2.0 to remove ransomware on infected computers. Run the AntiRansomware Tool 3.0 using USB to resolve ransomware infection. This tool is applicable when the computer is infected by ransomware on all modes

This post on how to prevent Ransomware will suggest steps to take to stay protected and offer links to ransomware removal tools.