Sodin Ransomware

Sodin Ransomware

The paragraphs down below will offer you some crucial info regarding a very dangerous type of virus program labeled as Sodin Ransomware. This harmful software can encrypt all private files that the user has saved on their Computer – this is typical for viruses of the Ransomware cryptovirus category. Once the virus has accomplished its malicious process, it reveals itself by displaying a pop-up message – via this message, a ransom payment is requested.

Sodin Ransomware

Sodin Ransomware will encrypt your files and modify their extension to .mc9530


The Sodin Virus uses Cve-2018-8453 Vulnerability to penetrate the system security.
After the ransomware infected your system, it leaves a mc9530-readme.txt file with instructions for the victim:

Sodin Ransomware

The ransom message which Sodin Ransomware leaves.


The pop-up also contains instructions on how the ransom must be paid to the online criminals who are in control of the offending virus. This is, in fact, an incredibly common blackmailing scheme that requires a ransom in return for a unique decryption code, which key can supposedly open the sealed computer files. There’s more often than not a warning inside of the intimidating Ransomware message associated with future of the secured computer data – unless the victim pays the demanded ransom, the data files are to remain locked. Assuming you have, in recent times, fallen prey to this unpleasant Ransomware virus, we recommend you read the remainder of the article, along with the guidelines inside the Sodin removal guide-manual down the page.

The ransom demand

Numerous customers may be contemplating executing the ransom transaction as a quick way out of the problem, yet we ought to let you know that this is likely not the best way to approach such an issue. The online criminal that’s controlling the Ransomware virus program surely wants you to think that there is really no other alternative to the ransom transaction.

One other thing you ought to know about the process of paying the ransom money is that there will probably be a deadline and a preferred transaction currency – typically that would be BitCoins. You ought to bear in mind that anything transferred via bitcoins can’t be traced after the payment has been issued – this type of cryptocurrency is well-known for being difficult to trace. Needless to say, the use of bitcoins is the method preferred by online criminals when it comes to requesting a ransom money payment. Via implementing bitcoins, nearly all hackers can retain their secret identity without getting brought to justice and held responsible for their crimes.

There is also the troubling potential for transacting the ransom, yet still not obtaining the locked-up personal data back. As giving in to the online criminals’ requests cannot ensure the decryption of your private documents, we advise you to not do that and, instead, take time to assess all other potential alternatives. A guide manual down the page will be provided to you as a potential means of coping with the malware infection without needing to pay anything, so go ahead and give it a try – hopefully, it might help you and you won’t have the need to deal with nameless cyber criminals and blackmailers. Even if you do not manage to get the locked files back, the guide that we offer should still be enough to allow you to remove Sodin Ransomware, .Besub.Docm  which is essential because you will at least not get any new files you may create or download on your computer encrypted.


Name Sodin
Type Ransomware
Danger Level High (Ransomware is by far the worst threat you can encounter)
Symptoms A Ransomware wouldn’t normally reveal itself in any way until the files are no longer accessible, at which point it will display a ransom-requesting note on the Desktop.
Distribution Method Sketchy ads from unreliable sites, illegal downloads, different kinds of spam, backdoor malware, etc.
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Detection Tool

Remove Sodin Ransomware

Sodin Ransomware

Some of the steps will likely require you to exit the page. Bookmark it for later reference.

Reboot in Safe Mode (use this guide if you don’t know how to do it).

Sodin Ransomware


Press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC at the same time and go to the Processes Tab. Try to determine which processes are dangerous. 

Sodin Ransomware

Right click on each of them and select Open File Location. Then scan the files with our free online virus scanner:

Sodin Ransomware
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After you open their folder, end the processes that are infected, then delete their folders. 

After you open their folder, end the processes that are infected, then delete their folders. 

Note: If you are sure something is part of the infection – delete it, even if the scanner doesn’t flag it. No anti-virus program can detect all infections.

Sodin Ransomware

Hold the Start Key and R –  copy + paste the following and click OK:

notepad %windir%/system32/Drivers/etc/hosts

A new file will open. If you are hacked, there will be a bunch of other IPs connected to you at the bottom. Look at the image below:

Sodin Ransomware

If there are suspicious IPs below “Localhost” – write to us in the comments.

Type msconfig in the search field and hit enter. A window will pop-up:

Sodin Ransomware

Go in Startup —> Uncheck entries that have “Unknown” as Manufacturer.

  • Please note that ransomware may even include a fake Manufacturer name to its process. Make sure you check out every process here is legitimate.

Sodin Ransomware

Type Regedit in the windows search field and press EnterOnce inside, press CTRL and F together and type the virus’s Name. 

Search for the ransomware  in your registries and delete the entries. Be extremely careful –  you can damage your system if you delete entries not related to the ransomware.

Type each of the following in the Windows Search Field:

  1. %AppData%
  2. %LocalAppData%
  3. %ProgramData%
  4. %WinDir%
  5. %Temp%

Delete everything in Temp. The rest just check out for anything recently added. Remember to leave us a comment if you run into any trouble!

Sodin Ransomware 

How to Decrypt Sodin files

We have a comprehensive (and daily updated) guide on how to decrypt your files. Check it out here.

If the guide doesn’t help, download the anti-virus program we recommended or try our free online virus scanner. Also, you can always ask us in the comments for help!


About the author


Brandon Skies

Brandon is a researcher and content creator in the fields of cyber-security and virtual privacy. Years of experience enable him to provide readers with important information and adequate solutions for the latest software and malware problems.

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