.combo Files Virus (Dharma Ransomware) – Remove + Restore Files

This article has been made with the clear purpose to help explain more about Dharma Ransomware virus’s latest version and help you remove this ransomware infection from your computer and try to restore files, encrypted with the .combo file extension added to them.

Reports from all over the world have started to sum up about infections with a new and dangerous ransomware virus – Dharma Ransomware (.combo variant). Like other versions of Dharma ransomware this virus uses advanced encryption modes to encode the files on your computer and make them no longer to be able to be opened, converting them into the following format – Filename.id{ID-here}.[[email protected]].combo. This dangerous variant of Dharma ransomware has one clear goal and that is to extort victims to pay a hefty ransom fee. This operation is done by leaving behind a ransom note type of file that contains the ransom instructions and aims to induce fear that the victim must pay the ransom “fee” or the files will likely be lost forever. If your computer has been infected with the .combo variant of Dharma ransomware, you need to understand that the situation is serious. Keep reading this article to learn in-depth and removal information about Dharma ransomware’s latest variant and understand alternative ways on how you can try and recover .combo files without having to pay ransom.

Threat Summary

Name.combo Dharma Virus
TypeFile Encryption Ransomware
Short DescriptionA new iteration of the Dharma/CrySiS ransomware viruses. Utilizes sophisticated encryption mode on data of infected machines in order to extort victims to pay in BitCoin for their encrypted files..
SymptomsEncrypts documents, images, videos and other important files and adds the .combo file suffix plus a unique ID and the e-mail to pay the ransom.
Distribution MethodSpam (Read more...)

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