This article provides information about a version of Scarab data locker ransomware dubbed Rebus. The threat encrypts important files and demands a ransom payment. By reaching the end of the article, you will know how to remove the threat and how to restore .REBUS files.
Rebus is a newly detected ransomware that belongs to the Scarab family. It is classified as data locker ransomware due to its main purpose to locate target files and encode them. Corrupted data can be recognized by the specific extension .REBUS that stands at the end of their names. Hackers behind Rebus ransomware demand a ransom for the decryption of .REBUS files.
Rebus Ransomware – Distribution
An infection with Rebus ransomware could be triggered by a malicious payload that sneaks into computer systems with the help of various shady techniques of distribution. Preferred by hackers are the email spam campaigns. Crafted emails often attempt to trick users into installing the ransomware directly on their PCs. The malicious (Read more...)
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