.king_ouroboros Files Virus (Delta) – How to Remove It and Restore Data

This article aims to help explain what is the Delta ransomware virus and show you how you can remove this ransomware infection from your computer plus how to restore encrypted files without paying ransom.

A new ransomware virus, going by the name .king_ouroboros has been detected by security researchers. The malware aims to encode the files on the computers and put an interfix extension .king_ouroboros in between the file name and the original suffix corresponding to it’s type. The malware displays a ransom note, demanding victims to pay $50 ransom to get their files to work once again. If your computer has been infected by the KingOuroboros ransomware we recommend that you read this article thoroughly, since it contains information on how you can remove this ransomware infection plus how you can restore your data.

Threat Summary

Name.king_ouroboros
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionAims to encrypt the files and hold them hostage until the victim pays $50 to the cyber-criminals.
SymptomsThe files on the affected computer are encrypted and no longer able to be opened. The file interfix .king_ouroboros is added to the encrypted files.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments, Executable files
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