Remove RotorCrypt Ransomware – Decrypt .RAR Files

This article provides information on how to remove easily remove RotorCrypt ransomware and how to restore .RAR files without paying the ransom.

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Security researchers detected yet another version of RotorCrypt ransomware that is released in active attack campaigns. The threat encrypts files that store important information and appends the long extension [email protected]#[email protected]_____$#@!.RAR to their names. Following encryption, the ransomware generated a ransom message to extort a ransom from victims.

Threat Summary

TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionA data locker ransomware that utilizes strond cihper algorithm to modify the original code of target files stored on the infected computer. It renders files unusable and demands a ransom payment.
SymptomsImportant files are locked and renamed with .RAR extension. A ransom message appears on PC screen and presents a contact email address.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments
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RotorCrypt Ransomware – Distribution

To infect users, this new RotorCrypt ransomware strain may be spread via several different methods. Some of the main are:

  • Spam email messages that aim to trick into downloading malicious file attachment or clicking malicious URL that causes a drive-by-download attack
  • Fake software updates, Windows system activators, game key generators and other scams that are designed to execute the malicious code after you click on them
  • Infected USB driver or other external drives

RotorCrypt (v .RAR) Ransomware – Overview

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