Recme Scarab Virus (Scarab Ransomware) – How to Decrypt .recme Files

Recme Scarab Virus image ransomware note  .recme extension

The Recme Scarab virus is a new version of the Scarab ransomware family. It has been detected in an ongoing attack that carries the new versions. Like the previous versions it is capable of inflicting much damage to the victim hosts.

Threat Summary

NameRecme Scarab
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionThe ransomware encrypts sensitive information on your computer system with the .recme extensions and demands a ransom to be paid to allegedly recover them.
SymptomsThe ransomware will encrypt your files with a strong encryption algorithm.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments
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Malware Removal Tool

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Recme Scarab Virus – Distribution Ways

The Recme Scarab virus is being distributed using the most common tactics associated with the Scarab ransomware family. One of the main mechanisms is the use of email SPAM messages that are created in bulk using templates that are modeled after the notifications used by popular Internet services. They can either be directly attached or hyperlinked in the body contents. To increase the number of infected hosts the criminals may also create supporting fake download sites that spoof popular web services. Together with the counterfeit emails they are the main method for another infection mechanism — infected payloads. There are two popular versions of it:

  • Applications Installers — The criminals behind the Recme Scarab virus can create dangerous software installers by taking the legitimate files from the official (Read more...)

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