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Microsoft Defender Antivirus detects and removes this threat.
This ransomware family encrypts the files on your PC. It shows you a message that says you must pay for decryption software to get access to your files again.
You can read more about this type of threat on our ransomware page.
The trend towards increasingly sophisticated malware behavior, highlighted by the use of exploits and other attack vectors, makes older platforms so much more susceptible to ransomware attacks. From June to November 2017, Windows 7 devices were 3.4 times more likely to encounter ransomware compared to Windows 10 devices.
Microsoft doesn’t recommend you pay the fine. There is no guarantee that paying the ransom will give you access to your files.
If you've already paid, see our ransomware page for help on what to do now.
Use the following free Microsoft software to detect and remove this threat:
You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find other hidden malware.
If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.