CyberDrill Ransomware Removal Guide

Do you know what CyberDrill Ransomware is?

Malware researchers at have noticed yet another ransomware program roaming the web nowadays. It goes by the name of CyberDrill Ransomware. If you ever happen to encounter this devious program, make sure to do everything that you can to avoid it since having it active on your personal computer could have devastating outcomes, to put it lightly. Just like any other ransomware application, the one in question can easily lock a vast amount of data on the affected computer without any notification. To understand more about the inner workings of this malicious program, make sure to read our detailed report as we present information gathered by our research team. Likewise, we present a few virtual security tips to help to keep your PC safe and secure along with a detailed removal guide that you should use to delete CyberDrill Ransomware once and for all.

The in-depth analysis of CyberDrill Ransomware has revealed the fact that this malicious program is created using the Hidden-Tear project, which is infamously used as a basis for other devious programs such as BlackHat Ransomware, MoWare H.F.D Ransomware, Resurrection Ransomware, and quite a few others. The Hidden-Tear project is popular among cybercrooks because it allows them to ransomware application quickly and easily. During further research, our malware experts have noticed that the malware in question functions in a poor manner. Once it gains access to your operating system, it creates a test folder on your Desktop and only locks data in it. While this is good news at the moment, it is essential to understand that the malicious application in question could start acting in the way it should without any warning. It might begin encrypting vast amounts of data stored on your hard drive using a powerful AES cipher. Due to the strength of this cipher manual decryption is out the question. Even though, this malware does not function in the way it should it sill drops a ransom note which asks for payment in return for the decryption procedure. It is important not to abide by such devious demands as most of your data is safe and secure. To regain access to the encrypted files, we advise you to use your shadow copies or a backup image of your hard drive. It should be more than obvious that the complete removal of CyberDrill Ransomware should be executed without any hesitation. Use the instructions that we present below to get rid of this malware in just a few simple steps.CyberDrill Ransomware Removal GuideCyberDrill Ransomware screenshot
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It is absolutely crucial to have a secure operating system these days since the popularity of ransomware applications does not seem to fade any time soon. It goes without saying that a reliable antimalware tool is the most important part of your overall virtual security since it is created to detect and warn in advance about any virtual security threat. In addition to such a tool, you must also practice safe browsing habits. Do so by avoiding all email attachments that come your way from suspicious third-parties as that could prove to be a spam email campaign used by malware developers to distribute their dubious software. Also, we urge you to avoid all questionable download web pages since they are known to be filled with bundled installers, which are infamous for being one of the main sources of questionable and even dangerous programs. Finally, it is also critical to understand that a lot of cyber crooks use hoax marketing tactics to lure unsuspecting users into download their devious applications. Therefore, we recommend learning as much as possible about any program you are about to download; this way you might be able to avoid potentially harmful applications. These simple preventative steps will help you maintain a fully secure operating system at all times.

The complete removal of CyberDrill Ransomware is a multiple-step procedure. First, you have to prompt your PC into Safe Mode with Networking and then execute the removal of this malicious application. It is important to note that you need to delete every single bit linked to CyberDrill Ransomware; otherwise, the leftovers of this malware could remain active on your PC and act intrusively. For example, traces could be just enough for this malware to continue its malicious functionality. In other situations, those leftovers could initiate a restoration process of CyberDrill Ransomware without your knowledge. To avoid all of this, you must double-check your operating system for traces linked to the ransomware in question once you are done with the instructions below.

How to enter Safe Mode with Networking.

Windows XP/Windows 7

  1. Restart your computer.
  2. While the BIOS screen is loading tap the F8 key multiple times.
  3. Select Safe Mode with Networking by using the arrow keys on your keyboard.
  4. Tap Enter on your keyboard.

Windows 8 and Windows 8.1

  1. Move your mouse cursor to the lover-left corner of your screen and select the search icon.
  2. Type PC Settings into the search box and select it.
  3. Select Update and recovery.
  4. Click Recovery and select Restart under the Advanced startup section.
  5. Click Troubleshoot.
  6. Select Advanced options.
  7. Click Startup Settings.
  8. Select Restart.
  9. Tap the F5 key on your keyboard to select Safe Mode with Networking.

Windows 10

  1. Click the Windows button and choose Settings.
  2. Select Update & security.
  3. Click Recovery and choose Restart located under the Advanced startup section.
  4. Select Troubleshoot.
  5. Click Advanced options.
  6. Choose Startup Settings.
  7. Select Restart.
  8. Tap the F5 key on your keyboard to select Safe Mode with Networking.

How to remove CyberDrill Ransomware from your PC

  1. Click the Windows button.
  2. Type regedit into the search box and tap Enter on your keyboard.
  3. Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run.
  4. Select a registry value called My appication and the tap Delete on your keyboard.
  5. Open your File Explorer.
  6. Go to C:\Users\(your username)\Downloads.
  7. Select a malicious .exe file and then tap Delete on your keyboard. Note that the name of this file is random.
  8. Go to C:\Users\(your username)\AppData\Local\Temp.
  9. Select a malicious .exe file and then tap Delete on your keyboard. Note that the name of this file is random.
  10. Close your File Explorer.
  11. Right-click the Recycle Bin and select Empty Recycle Bin.

In non-techie terms:

Our malware experts are aware of the fact that some users might find manual removal a bit too complicated. If you are one of those users, do not worry. Bellow we provide an alternative removal guide. By following the instructions that we present below you will be able to delete CyberDrill Ransomware automatically.