Remove Scarab-Red Ransomware and Restore .red Files

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Security researchers have spotted yet another version of Scarab ransomware that is associated with the .red extension. Combined this two traits lead to its alternative name Scarab-Red. The threat acts like a typical data locker ransomware. So once running on the system it plagues system settings, encrypts important files and demands ransom payment for decryption solution. Keep reading and find out how to remove this ransomware in full from the infected system. The steps presented in the guide at the end aid to the potential recovery of encrypted files as well.

Threat Summary

TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionA data locker ransomware that utilizes strond cihper algorithm to encrypt files on stored on the infected computer. Then it demands a ransom for decryption solution.
SymptomsImportant files are locked and renamed with .red extension. They remain unusable until a ransom is paid.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments
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Scarab-Red Ransomware – Distribution

The infection process with this Scarab ransomware version Scarab-Red begins after its payload is running on the system. The distribution of this payload is implemented by various shady techniques all of which are designed to trick you into installing the malicious code. One of the most common ways of ransomware distribution is via email spam messages. Bad actors often mislead users by spoofing the emails by setting the names of legitimate services like your favorite (Read more...)

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