The HiddenTears ransomware is seen in various types, and the latest version which has been spotted is using the .8lock8 extension to lock victim files.
The HiddenTears ransomware is a nasty program which will try to lock each file on your computer – once it has successfully locked your files, it will attempt to force you to pay a specific amount of money in order to regain access to your files.
The HiddenTears ransomware targets the following files on the computer:
The guys from bleepingcomputers have published a Decryption tool for the .8lock8 ransomware. You can download the .8lock8 ransomware decryption tool directly from their website, or you can use the Cyberwarzone mirror.
Once you have downloaded and installed the application, make sure that you follow the following steps: