Remove Magician Ransomware – Restore Encrypted Files

This article will aid you to remove Magician ransomware absolutely. Follow the ransomware removal instructions provided at the end of the article.

Magician ransomware also known as Magician RSWare is a virus that encrypts your files and demands money as a ransom to get your files restored. According to some malware researchers, this ransomware is based on the EDA2 open-source project. The Magician cryptovirus will encrypt your data and files. Continue reading the article and see how you could try to potentially recover some of your file data.

Threat Summary

TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionThe ransomware is a variant of the EDA2 open-source project. It encrypts files on your computer system and demands a ransom to be paid to allegedly recover them.
SymptomsThe ransomware will encrypt your files. All locked files will become unusable after encryption.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments
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Malware Removal Tool

User ExperienceJoin Our Forum to Discuss Magician.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.

Magician Ransomware – Methods of Distribution

Magician ransomware might spread its infection in various ways. A payload dropper which initiates the malicious script for this ransomware is being spread around the World Wide Web, and researchers have gotten their hands on a malware sample. If that file lands on your computer system and you somehow execute it – your computer system will become infected.

In the below screenshot you can view the detection of the Magician payload file made on the VirusTotal service:

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