This article has been created with the purpose to help explain what is the “YOU ARE HACKED” ransomware virus and how to remove it from your computer plus how you can restore files, encrypted by it on your PC.
Another ransomware variant has appeared among the thousands we have discovered so far. The malware uses the .encrypted file extension which it adds to the files on the computers infected by it. The ransomware virus then changes the wallpaper of the infected computer with a red and black image, saying “YOU ARE HACKED”. The crooks likely want victims to pay a hefty ransom fee in order to get the encrypted files recovered back to their working state, likely In BitCoin or other anonymous cryptocurrencies. If your computer has been infected by the “YOU ARE HACKED” ransomware virus, we recommend that your read this article thoroughly as it will show you how you can remove the “YOU ARE HACKED” ransomware virus and how you can restore the files, encrypted by it on your computer.
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