.Aurora Files Virus – How to Remove It and Restore Files

Remove ransomware restore .aurora files sensorstechforum comThis article has been created in order to explain how to remove the Aurora ransomware infection from your computer and how you can restore files, encrypted with the .Aurora file extension added to them.

Aurora ransomware has been released in a new variant which is using the .Aurora file extension after it encrypts the files on the compromised computers by it. The ransomware infection causes immense damage to the files, making them no longer able to be opened by the victims. The malware also adds the .Aurora file suffix and drops a ransom note file, going by the name !-GET_MY_FILES-!.txt which is similar to the previous version of the ransomware. In the ransom note, the cyber-criminals aim to extort you into paying a hefty ransom fee to decrypt your encrypted files.

Threat Summary

Name.Aurora Ransomware
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionA data locker ransomware that utilizes strong cihper algorithm to encrypt files stored on the infected computer. Then it demands a ransom for decryption solution.
SymptomsImportant files are locked and renamed with .Auroraextension. They remain unusable until a ransom is paid.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments, Executable files
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.Aurora Files Virus – Distribution

The .Aurora file ransomware is the type of malware which aims to be replicated via campaigns that include spam e-mail messages which carry malicious attachments within them. These malicious attachments (Read more...)

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