.BACKUP Files Virus (CryptoMix) – Remove + Decrypt Your Files

This article has been created in order to explain to you what is the .BACKUP files virus nad how to remove this ransowmare from your computer plus decrypt files, encrypted by it without paying ransom.

CryptoMix ransomware has once more been updated to a newer varint, following the latest .FILE variant which came out earlier this year. The virus is now using the .BACKUP file extesnion which it ads to the files that have been encrypted by it and in addition to that, it also uses what appears to be a ransom note with the same name as the previous version, called _HELP_INSTRUCTION.TXT. This ransom note aims to get victims to to contect the cyber-criminals via one of their many e-mails, the main of which is [email protected]. Be advised to read this article if you have fallen victim to this variant of CryptoMix, since it aims to show you how you can remove this ransomware infection and restore files that have been encrypted by it for free.

Threat Summary

Name.BACKUP Files Virus
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionEncrypts the files on your computer and asks you to pay ransom in order to decrypt them.
SymptomsFiles are encrypted with the file extension .BACKUP added after their names and the virus also drops a ransom note, called _HELP_INSTRUCTION.TXT.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments, Executable files
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