.mich Files Virus (LockCrypt Ransomware) – Restore Data + Remove It

This article has been created in order to explain what is .mich files virus and how to remove it from your computer, plus how to restore .mich encrypted files.

The .mich files virus is a new variant of the LockCrypt ransomware, whose primary goal is to encrypt the files on your computer and then ask victims to pay ransom to get them to work again. The virus sets the .mich file extension to all of the files it encrypts and may also drop a ransom note with information on how to pay the ransom, likely in BitCoin or other cryptocurrencies. If your computer has been infected by the .mich files virus, we advise you to read this article and learn more about this malware and how to remove it from your computer plus how to restore files that have been encrypted on your computer without having to pay ransom.

Threat Summary

Name.mich Files Virus
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionA variant of LockCrypt ransomware. Aims to encrypt the files on your PC and then ask you to pay ransom to get them back.
SymptomsThe files are encrypted with the .mich file extension added to them as a suffix.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments, Executable files
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User ExperienceJoin Our Forum to Discuss .mich Files Virus.Data Recovery ToolWindows Data Recovery by Stellar Phoenix Notice! This product scans your drive sectors to recover lost files and it may not recover 100% of the encrypted files, but only few of them, depending on the situation and whether or not you have reformatted your drive.

.mich Files Virus – How Does It Infect

Similar to the previous variant of LockCrypt (Read more...)

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