.zzz12 Files Virus – How to Remove It and Restore Your Data

This article has been created with the purpose to provide explanation on how to be able to remove the .zzz12 files virus from your computer system and then show how to try and recover files, encrypted by it.

A new ransomware menace has been detected on the block and it is using the .zzz12 file extension which it gladly ads to the imortant pictures, videos, documents and other often used files after the virus attacks them. The ransomware then leaves behind a ransom note, named Notice.txt. The ransom note’s primary purpose is to get the victims of the ransomware virus to pay a hefty extortion fee to get the encrypted files to be decrypted. If your computer system has been compromised by the .zzz12 files virus, we recommend that you read this article.

Threat Summary

Name.zzz12 Files Virus
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionAims to encrypt the files on your computer and then set a custom type of file extension to them plus drop a ransom note which extorts you to pay a hefty ransom fee in order to get your files to work again.
SymptomsThe files are appended the .zzz12 file extension. A note, called Notice.txt is dropped.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments, Executable files
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.zzz12 Ransomware – How Does It Infect

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