.leen Files Virus (Scarab) – How to Remove It and Decrypt Files for Free

This article has been created in order to help explain what is the .leen files virus and how to remove it from your computer plus how you can restore the files encrypted by this variant for free.

Yet another variant of the Scarab ransomware virus has come out in the wild, infecting the computers of victims. The ransomware adds the .leen file extension to the encrypted files after which leaves behind a file, called “INSTRUCTIONS FOR RESTORING FILES.TXT”. This ultimately results in the malware extorting the victim to pay a huge ransom in BitCoin or in the form of other cryptocurrencies. However, if the developers of this malware have not changed anything specific within it, it is important to note that this ransomware still remains to be decryptable. If you want to remove the .leen files virus and restore your files for free, we advise that you read this article to learn how to remove it and decrypt your encrypted files.

Threat Summary

Name.leen Files Virus
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionScarab Ransomware variant. Aims to encrypt files on victims’ computers and then ask for ransom payment to decrypt them.
SymptomsThe files are encrypted with the added .leen file extension.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments, Executable files
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.leen Files Virus – Distribution Methods

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