Remove Scarab Ransomware and Restore .oneway Files

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This article provides information on how to remove Scarab ransomware and how to restore .oneway files without paying the ransom.

Another version of Scarab ransomware associated with the .oneway extension has been found by security researchers. It follows a typical data locker ransomware pattern. So once it plagues the system it encrypts important files and renames them .oneway extension. After encryption, a ransom note appears on the screen to inform about the existence of the threat and instruct infected victims how to obtain the specific decryption key.

Threat Summary

NameScarab (.oneway)
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionA data locker ransomware that utilizes strond cihper algorithm to encrypt files stored on the infected computer. Then it demands a ransom for decryption solution.
SymptomsImportant files are corrupted and renamed with .oneway extension. They remain unusable until a ransom is paid.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments
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Malware Removal Tool

User ExperienceJoin Our Forum to Discuss Scarab (.oneway).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.

Scarab Ransomware – Distribution

The infection process with this Scarab (.oneway) ransomware version begins once its payload is running on the system. For its distribution hackers bet on various shady techniques all of which are designed to trick you to grant the malicious payload the access to your PC. One of the most preferred ways of ransomware distribution is through email spam messages. Bad actors often send email messages that pose as representatives of legitimate services like (Read more...)

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