Spongebob Ransomware is a ransomware trojan on Microsoft Windows that locks records and files. It is named after the main character in a popular Nickelodeon TV Show, SpongeBob SquarePants although it does not have any affiliation with them.


When a file infected by the ransomware is excuted, Spongebob Ransomware will encrypt all the files on the user's computer. It shows an image of a 'Mocking SpongeBob' chicken meme along with the message.