.armage Files Virus – How to Remove and Restore Files

This article has been created with the purpose to help explain what is the .armage files virus, what are .armage files and how to remove the malware associated with them and try to restore as many of them as you can.

A new ransomware infection, going by the name Armage ransomware has been detected by security researcher Leo to encrypt the files on the computers that have been targeted and infected by it. After doing the encryption, Armage ransomware drops a ransom note, called Notice.txt which has instructions on how to pay a hefty ransom fee in BitCoin and other cryptocurrencies in order to recover the encoded files and get them to work again. If you computer has been infected by the .armage files virus, we recommend that you read this article and learn how to remove this virus and restore as many files as possible.

Threat Summary

NameArmage
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionAims to encrypt the files on the compromised computers shortly after which extort victims to pay ransom and decrypt the files.
SymptomsThe files on the compromised computers are encrypted with an added .armage file extension and a ransom note, called Notice.txt is also dropped on victim PCs.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments, Executable files
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