This article provides information about a data locker ransomware dubbed .pain files virus that encrypts important files and demands a ransom payment. By the end of it you will know how to remove the threat and how to restore .pain files.
The ransomware that is known to append the extension .pain to all files it corrupts restricts the access to important data until victims transfer the demanded ransom amount to hackers’ digital wallet. According to the ransom message it displays, victims should contact hackers at [email protected] to receive further details how to pay the ransom and obtain the decryption key.
.pain Files Virus – Distribution
Distribution process of the executable file that triggers .pain crypto virus infection is likely to be performed with the help of several common methods preferred by hackers. The main one is believed to be email spam campaigns. As such emails could be easily designed to resemble legit ones hackers often choose them (Read more...)
*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from How to, Technology and PC Security Forum authored by Gergana Ivanova. Read the original post at: https://sensorstechforum.com/pain-files-virus-remove/