Remove Hyena Locker Ransomware – Restore .HYENA Files


This article provides information about a ransomware dubbed Hyena Locker as well as descriptive steps how to remove its malicious files from the system. The threat encrypts important files and demands a ransom payment. By reaching the end of the article, you will know also which alternative data recovery methods may help you to restore a few to all of the .HYENA files.

Hyena Locker ransomware is an infection that plagues essential system settings in order to utilize strong cipher algorithm and corrupt important files stored on the PC. It is associated with the specific extension .HYENA that stands at the end of all encrypted files’ names. At the moment of writing this article, the ransom amount demanded by hackers is unknown. There are only instructions on how to pay provided it in a ransom note file called !_HOW_RECOVERY_FILES_!.txt.

Threat Summary

NameHyena Locker
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionA data locker ransomware that utilizes strond cihper algorithm to encrypt files on stored on the infected computer and then demands a ransom for decryption solution.
SymptomsImportant files are locked and renamed with .HYENA extension. A ransom message appears on PC screen.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments
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Hyena Locker Ransomware – Distribution

An infection with Hyena Locker ransomware is triggered by a malicious executable file. This file may be distributed via several methods preferred by (Read more...)

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