This article has been created in order to explain what is the ransomware using the file extension [email protected] and how you can remove it and restore the files that have been encrypted on your computer.
A new ransomware infection, going by the name FLKR ransomware has been detected by security researchers. The malware’s main goal is to encrypt the files on your computer, leaving them to appear as if they are corrupt or malicious. In addition to this, the malware also adds the file extension [email protected] and ask victims to contact the cyber-crooks, using this anonymous e-mail address. The FLKR ransomware also leaves behind a ransom note type of file, called INSTRUCTIONS.txt with ransom instructions on how to make the payoff to get your files recovered back to their normal, working state. If your computer has been infected by the FLKR ransomware, we recommend that you read the following article and learn how to remove it from your PC and how to try and restore as many [email protected] encrypted files as possible.
|Short Description||Variant of the FLKR ransomware family. Encrypts your files and holds them hostage until you pay ransom.|
|Symptoms||The files on your computer seem no longer able to be opened and they also have the file extension [email protected].|
|Distribution Method||Spam Emails, Email Attachments, Executable files|
|Detection Tool||See If Your System Has Been Affected by FLKR Ransomware|
*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from How to, Technology and PC Security Forum authored by Vencislav Krustev. Read the original post at: https://sensorstechforum.com/__murzikjabber-mipt-ru-files-virus-remve-flkr-and-restore-data/