.[Filesreturn247@gmx.de].lock Files Virus (Scarab) – Remove It and Restore Data

This article will help you to remove Scarab ransomware in full. Follow the ransomware removal instructions provided at the end of the article.

Scarab is a virus that encrypts your files and demands money as a ransom to get your files restored. According to some malware researchers, all files of a compromised computer get locked with the AES military grade encryption algorithm. The Scarab cryptovirus will encrypt your data, while also appending the custom .[[email protected]].lock extension to each of the encrypted files. Keep on reading the article to see how you could try to potentially recover some of your files.

Threat Summary

Name.[[email protected]].lock Files Virus
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionThe ransomware encrypts files on your computer system and demands a ransom to be paid to allegedly recover them.
SymptomsThe ransomware will encrypt your files with the AES encryption algorithm. All locked files will have the .[[email protected]].lock extension appended to them.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments
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User ExperienceJoin Our Forum to Discuss .[[email protected]].lock Files Virus.Data Recovery ToolWindows Data Recovery by Stellar Phoenix Notice! This product scans your drive sectors to recover lost files and it may not recover 100% of the encrypted files, but only few of them, depending on the situation and whether or not you have reformatted your drive.

.[[email protected]].lock Files Virus (Scarab) – Distribution

Scarab ransomware might spread its infection in various ways. A payload dropper which initiates the malicious script for this ransomware is being spread around the World Wide Web, and researchers have gotten their hands on a malware sample. If that file lands (Read more...)

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