.black007 File Virus (Jigsaw) – Remove It and Restore Files

This article will help you to remove the .black007 File Virus (Jigsaw ransomware) fully. Follow the ransomware removal instructions given at the end of the article.

The .black007 File Virus is in actuality Jigsaw ransomware. The cryptovirus keeps the design, interface and code really close to those of the original malware. The virus has a list with around 126 file extensions that seeks to encrypt. All of the files which will get encrypted will receive the extension .black007 appended as a secondary one after their original extension.

Threat Summary

Name.black007 File Virus
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionThe ransomware will encrypt your files and display a screen with the ransom note, which is themed around the movie “SAW”.
SymptomsThe ransomware will encrypt files by placing the .black007 extension to all of them.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments
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.black007 File Virus (Jigsaw) – Infection 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 sites. Freeware applications which roam the Internet could be presented as useful but also could hide (Read more...)

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