.omerta Files Virus – How to Remove It and Restore Your Files

This article has been created to help you by explaining how to remove the .omerta file extension ransomware and how to restore renamed and encrypted files by it.

A new virus, believed to be yet another evolutin of the Scarab ransomware has been detected by security researchers. The malware reportedly uses the .omerta file extension and renames the files upon encryption. It then adds a ransom note, called “READ THIS IF YOU WANT TO GET ALL YOUR FILES BACK.TXT”. In the note, the crooks basically extort the victims to pay a hefty ransom fee in order to get their files recovered back to their normal working state. In the events that your computer has been infected by the .omerta files ransomware, we advise that you read this article and learn how you can remove this ransomware and how to restore files that are encrypted by it without having to pay ransom.

Threat Summary

Name.omerta Files Virus
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionAims to encrypt the files on the infected computer and then ask the victim to pay ransom to get them to work again.
SymptomsThe files on the infected PC are encrypted with an added .omerta file extension. A ransom note, called READ THIS IF YOU WANT TO GET ALL YOUR FILES BACK.TXT is dropped.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments, Executable files
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