CyberGod Scarab Virus (Scarab Ransomware) – Remove and Restore .CYBERGOD Files

CyberGod Scarab Virus image ransomware note  .CYBERGOD extension

CyberGod Scarab Virus is a new test release belonging to the Scarab ransomware family. The collected samples indicate that a new hacker or a criminal collective has acquired the source code of the family and is creating new versions of it . Read our complete CyberGod Scarab Virus removal guide to learn more about it.

Threat Summary

NameCyberGod Scarab
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionThe ransomware encrypts sensitive information on your computer system with the .CYBERGOD extensions and demands a ransom to be paid to allegedly recover them.
SymptomsThe ransomware will encrypt your files with a strong encryption algorithm.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments
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CyberGod Scarab Virus – Distribution Methods

CyberGod Scarab virus is a newly released sample belonging to the Scarab ransomware family. The initial reports indicate that a small set of samples have been released possibly indicating a test release.

The hackers can make use of SPAM email messages that contain social engineering tricks. They attempt to coerce the users into interacting with a dangerous element by believing that they have received a legitimate message from a well-known or service. The messages may signal that they are software update reminders, password reset forms or other common emails. The CyberGod Scarab strains may be attached directly as attachments or linked in the body contents.

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