What is CTB-Locker?
CTB-Locker is a cryptographic malware such as ransomware, released around mid-July 2014, which is almost identical to the viruses Merl ransomware, Rooster865qqz. According to statistics, this application attacks more users of the USA, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands
It is designed to encrypt files, to use them later for blackmail. Blackmailing locked files is the main way CTB-Locker makes money.
How to Remove CTB-Locker
If you have working backups of your encrypted files or you are not going to try and recover lost files, then scan your computer with one or several antivirus and anti-malware programs or reinstall the operating system altogether.