This straightforward and intuitive app helps you regain access to all the documents that have been encrypted by the Fonix ransomware
Ransomware attacks are quite prevalent these days, and Fonix was a popular threat during 2020, as it encrypted the documents of people all over the world. Just as it the case with most ransomware, the final goal of Fonix admins was to receive payments in Bitcoin in exchange for the decryption keys.
Nonetheless, they decided to close shop and released a master RSA key for free, so that users could decrypt their files one by one.
Batch Fonix decryptor
If you do not have the time, patience or knowledge to use these keys yourself, you can try Avast Decryption Tool for Fonix. Due to this utility, you will be able to restore access to numerous files at the same time.
You need to start by selecting the local drive, network drive or folder that you want to analyze. Next, you have the possibility to create a backup for your encrypted files, which comes in handy in case anything goes wrong.
Start decrypting files
Once the application starts scanning your selected locations, you can simply stand back and wait until the analysis is complete. Alternatively, you can use the computer during this time, yet you should keep in mind that it is best to leave all available PC resources directed towards the decryption process.
Avast Decryption Tool for Fonix displays a dedicated window while looking for infected files, so you can keep an eye on the total amount of time it took so far, but also on how many documents were detected and decrypted.
To sum it up
All in all, this decryption tool comes in handy when your data has been encrypted by Fonix ransomware and your documents' extensions have been replaced by .fonix or .xinof. No expert skills are needed to use the app, as its GUI is straightforward and user-friendly