.##___POLICJA!!!___TEN_PLIK_ZOSTA File Virus – Remove It and Restore Files

This article will help you to remove the .##___POLICJA!!!___TEN_PLIK_ZOSTA File Virus (Jigsaw ransomware) fully. Follow the ransomware removal instructions given at the end of the article.

The .##___POLICJA!!!___TEN_PLIK_ZOSTA File Virus is a part of the Jigsaw ransomware family. The cryptovirus uses the source code of the original one. Jigsaw has a list with around 126 file extensions that seeks to encrypt. All of the files which will get encrypted will receive the extension .##___POLICJA!!!___TEN_PLIK_ZOSTA appended to them. Afterward, a ransom note message will be displayed demanding 997 US dollars in Bitcoin as a ransom sum.

Threat Summary

Name.##___POLICJA!!!___TEN_PLIK_ZOSTA File Virus
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionThe ransomware will encrypt your files and display a screen with the ransom note, which is themed around a Polish Police department.
SymptomsThe ransomware will encrypt files by placing the .##___POLICJA!!!___TEN_PLIK_ZOSTA extension to all of them.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments
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.##___POLICJA!!!___TEN_PLIK_ZOSTA File Virus (Jigsaw) – Spread

Jigsaw ransomware could infect computers using different methods for spreading that infection. Spam e-mails could be spreading its payload dropper. Those types of emails will try to convince you that something important is attached as a file to that e-mail. In actuality, the attachment will look like a legitimate document or one that is archived, but it is a file containing a malicious script. If you open that file, it will launch the payload for the ransomware. You can preview the analysis of one such file on the VirusTotal service:

Jigsaw ransomware might be using other methods for spreading, like putting the payload file dropper via social media and file-sharing (Read more...)

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from How to, Technology and PC Security Forum authored by Tsetso Mihailov. Read the original post at: https://sensorstechforum.com/___policja___ten_plik_zosta-file-virus-remove-restore-files/