.pain Files Virus – Remove It and Restore Files

.pain Files Virus - Remove It and Restore Files sensorstechforum com

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.

Threat Summary

Name.pain Files Virus
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionA ransomware threat that encrypts important files stored on the infected host and then demands a ransom for thier decryption.
SymptomsYour important files are encoded with strong encryption algorithm. They all have the extension .pain appended at the end of their names. A ransom payment is needed for their decryption.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments
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Malware Removal Tool

User ExperienceJoin Our Forum to Discuss .pain 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.

.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...)

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