.ovgm Files Virus – What Is It + How to Remove It from Your Computer

This article has been created to explain what is the .ovgm files varant of YYTO ransomware virus and how to remove it from your computer plus how you can restore encrypted files.

The .ovgm files virus is a new version of YYTO ransomware, which previously used the .yyto file suffix. The ransomware now uses the .ovgm file extension which is added to the files which are encrypted by this ransomware infection. The malware also drops a README.txt ransom note, whose primary goal is to get victims to pay a hefty ransom fee in BitCoin in order to restore the files that have been encrypted by this variant of YYTO ransomware. If your computer has been infected by this virus, we advise that you read this article and learn how you can remove it from your computer and restore the files, encrypted by it on your PC.

Threat Summary

Name.ovgm Files Virus
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionAims to encrypt the files on your computer and then leave behind the .ovgm file extension.
SymptomsThe ransomware virus encrypts the files on your computer and then leaves behind the .ovgm file suffix after which drops the README.txt ransom note on your computer.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments, Executable files
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Malware Removal Tool

User ExperienceJoin Our Forum to Discuss .ovgm Files Virus.Data Recovery ToolWindows Data Recovery by Stellar Phoenix Notice! This product scans your drive sectors to recover lost files and it may not recover 100% of the encrypted files, but only few of them, depending on the situation and whether or not you have reformatted your drive.

.ovgm Files Virus – Spread

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