Locky is a dangerous malware that was released in 2016. The virus uses social engineering to infect devices running on the Windows operating system. It is a multidimensional virus and can disguise itself while encrypting files for extortion. Locky can encrypt more than 160 types of files, and can also infect source code and databases. In this article, we take a closer look at the Lock Ransomware Virus and what you need to do to remove it from your system.