LDPR Ransomware is a threatening file-locker, which has currently found victims in Russia and Ukraine, but there is no proof that the attacks will be limited to this particular region. Malware researchers swiftly spotted the similarities between the Ldpr Ransomware’s attack and the attacks carried out by Dharma Ransomware, one of the biggest file-locker families – it is safe to assume that the Ldpr Ransomware is based on the Dharma project.
Unfortunately, only a small part of the Dharma Ransomware variants are decryptable for free, and the LDPR Ransomware is not a part of this group certainly. One of the data recovery solutions is proposed by the LDPR Ransomware’s authors – they promise to provide a decryptor as soon as they are paid some money via Bitcoin. The exact ransom sum they demand is not specified, but you can rest assured that sending money to cyber criminals should be the last thing on your to-do list – even if you fulfill all of their demands, it still would not be a surprise if they scam you.
Computers infected by the LDPR Ransomware are easy to recognize – not only will this file-locker encrypt many of the files stored on them, but it also will alter the names of every locked by adding the extension ‘.id-
If you suspect that your files were locked by this ransomware, then we advise you to take it slow because rushing your decision may often lead to poor results. The suggestion is to disregard the instructions of the perpetrators, and to immediately disrupt their file-locker activity by running a reputable anti-malware application. Remember that the removal of the LDPR Ransomware is only 50% of the solution, and you will need to delve into data recovery options – the best option is to restore your files from a backup, but if this is not possible you may turn to the services of data recovery tools and services.