ANDRZEJ DUPA Virus – Remove and Restore .CRAB Extension Files

ANDRZEJ DUPA virus is a ransomware that impersonates GandCrab by applying the .CRAB extensionto the affected files. The security analysis reveals that it merely imitates it and is likely that it will change over time. Read our in-depth removal guide for more information about it.

Threat Summary

TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionThe ransomware encrypts sensitive information on your computer system with the .CRAB extensions and demands a ransom to be paid to allegedly recover them.
SymptomsThe ransomware will encrypt your files with a strong encryption algorithm.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments
Detection Tool See If Your System Has Been Affected by ANDRZEJ DUPA

Malware Removal Tool

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ANDRZEJ DUPA Virus – Distribution Ways

The ANDRZEJ DUPA virus is a typical malware that is being delivered to target users via the popular means. A typical example is the use of spam email messages that utilize social engineering tactics in order to coerce the users into interacting with the dangerous elements. The virus files may be either hyperlinked or attached directly to the messages. They are are also among the main carriers of virus payloads. Two of the most popular examples are the following:

  • Infected Documents — The hackers behind the ANDRZEJ DUPA virus may embed its code into documents of all types: rich text documents, spreadsheets and presentations. When they are opened a message will appear asking them to enable the built-in scripts. If this is done (Read more...)

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