Is your computer locked? Are you unable to open your files? Do you feel like file extension of your files are altered? Do you get a ransom note on your computer? Are you thinking of paying these crooks the money? Do you want this problem to be solved?
Ransom.Arena is a malicious ransomware virus which locks all the files on the infected computer system. This is a very dangerous virus which can encrypt all known types of file format. This vicious ransomware virus is capable of locking all known file formats till date. This potentially harmful virus also demands huge amount of money for the decryption key. As Ransom.Arena uses high end encryption methods, they require a decryption key to unlock the files. The virus demands money in bit coins. This is a digital currency which can only be bought online by any one in exchange of a few dollars. There is also a time limit on the ransomware to pay the money after which the virus threatens to delete all the files.
Ransom.Arena and many more viruses are distributed using bundling method on the internet. These methods are very popular among the cyber crooks. They attach the virus as a program with some other genuine programs which can be downloaded from the internet. When a user downloads such a program and install it using the express installation option they become a victim of the virus. Some programs which are paid by the virus developers, do not disclose the additional programs that comes with the virus. There are also some other tricks which are used by these cyber crooks which can download the virus onto your computer. Peer to Peer file sharing, spam emails, using compromised websites, downloading torrent files, placing malicious links on some cites and using a crack or keygen from the internet can also make you a victim of this virus.
This nasty ransomware Ransom.Arena virus demands ransom in digital currency format. Also known as bit coins, this digital currency is in trend from a last few years. This currency is operated by a group of individuals who are unknown to the rest of the world. There is a big reason behind choosing bit coin as the payment mode for the ransomware virus. The bit coin is not under control of any government and due to its online nature, it is not possible to track this currency. It is also a bad idea to pay any money to these cyber crooks as they do not always unlock the files. There are also many online solutions are developed for the the problem of ransomware. Use these tools to remove Ransom.Arena from the system.