Remove Animus Ransomware – Restore .Animus Files

This article will aid you to remove Animus ransomware absolutely. Follow the ransomware removal instructions provided at the end of the article.

Animus is a virus that encrypts your files and demands money as a ransom to get your files restored. The Animus cryptovirus will encrypt your data and files, while placing the .Animus extension to every one of them. After encryption three identical text files will be created, containing the ransom note message. Continue reading the article and see how you could try to potentially recover some of your file data.

Threat Summary

TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionThe ransomware encrypts files on your computer system and demands a ransom to be paid to allegedly recover them describing its terms in a note, which is copied twice.
SymptomsThe ransomware will encrypt your files by placing the .animus extension to them.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments
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Malware Removal Tool

User ExperienceJoin Our Forum to Discuss Animus.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.

Animus Ransomware – Distribution Methods

Animus ransomware might spread its infection in various methods. A payload dropper which initiates the malicious script for this ransomware is being spread around the World Wide Web, and researchers have gotten their hands on a malware sample. If that file lands on your computer system and you somehow execute it – your computer device will become infected.

In the screenshot given below, you can see the payload of the ransomware being detected by (Read more...)

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