This article provides information about a version of Scarab data locker ransomware dubbed Scarab-Deep. By reaching the end of the article, you will know how to remove the threat and which alternative methods to use in order to potentially restore .deep files.
Scarab-Deep is the name given to another version of Scarab ransomware recently found by security researchers. This version is associated with the extension .deep which renames all corrupted files. An infection with this ransomware loads to heavy modifications of various system settings. All changes support the main phase of the attack – data encryption. Following encryption, a ransom note appears on the screen to inform about the impact of the threat and instruct infected victims how to obtain the specific decryption key.
Scarab-Deep Ransomware – Distribution
The infection process with this Scarab-Deep ransomware infection begins when its payload is started on the system. For the distribution of its payload hackers bet on various shady techniques. All these techniques aim to conceal the malicious code and trick you into (Read more...)
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