This article has been created to help you by explaining how you can remove the .Alcohol variant of GlobeImposter ransomware and how to restore files that have been encrypted by virus.
A new variant of GlobeImposter ransomware has been reported to append the .Alcohol file extension to the files that have been encrypted by it. The ransomware aims to download and install multiple different malicious files which encrypt the important documents on your computer. This ultimately results in the .Alcohol files virus making the files no longer able to be opened after which the ransomware drops a ransom note file, called how_to_back_files.html with the classic GlobeImposter ransom note. If your computer has been infected by this variant of GlobeImposter ransomware we advise that you read this article and learn how to remove this GlobeImposter version and decrypt .Alcohol encrypted files without having to pay ransom.
|Name||.Alcohol Files Virus|
|Short Description||A variant of the GlobeImposter virus. Encrypts files and asks victims to pay ransom.|
|Symptoms||Changes the files to the file extension .Alcohol. Adds an .html ransom note file.|
|Distribution Method||Spam Emails, Email Attachments, Executable files|
|Detection Tool||See If Your System Has Been Affected by .Alcohol Files Virus|
GlobeImposter .Alcohol Virus -Distribution
The .Alcohol files variant of GlobeImposter ransomware infection has the one and only purpose to infect your PC unobstructed and then encrypt your files. To reac it’s (Read more...)
*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from How to, Technology and PC Security Forum authored by Vencislav Krustev. Read the original post at: https://sensorstechforum.com/alcohol-files-virus-remove-restore-data/