This article has been created to explain to you what is the .DATASTOP ransomware virus and how to remove it from your computer plus how you can restore files, encrypted by it.
A new ransomware virus, using the .DATASTOP file extension to encrypt the files on the computers of victims has been detected by researchers. The virus’s primary purpose is to encrypt the files on the computers infected by it after which to set the .DATASTOP file extension. The ransomware then drops a ransom note type of file, called !!!DATA_RESTORE!!!.txt aiming to convince victims that they should pay ransom if they want to see their files again. If you want to remove this ransomware virus and try to restore .DATASTOP files without having to pay ransom, we advise that you read this article thoroughly.
.DATASTOP Files Virus – Distribution
The .DATASTOP files virus aims to infect the computers of victims via e-mail by sending malicious e-mail attachments, whose primary purpose is to get victims to (Read more...)
*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from How to, Technology and PC Security Forum | SensorsTechForum.com authored by Vencislav Krustev. Read the original post at: https://sensorstechforum.com/datastop-files-virus-how-to-remove-and-restore-files/