Remove WHY Ransomware Virus – Restore .WHY Files

This article will help you remove WHY ransomware totally. Follow the ransomware removal instructions provided at the end of the article.

WHY is the name of a virus that encrypts your files, while appending the .WHY extension to each file. Files are locked with both AES and RSA 1024-bit military grade encryption algorithms. The WHY cryptovirus will encrypt your data and when finished, it will demand money as a ransom to allegedly get your files restored. Keep on reading through the article to see how you could try to potentially recover some of your files.

Threat Summary

NameWHY Virus
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionThe ransomware encrypts files on your computer machine and demands a ransom to be paid to allegedly recover them.
SymptomsThe ransomware will encrypt your files with the help of the AES and RSA encryption algorithms. All locked files will have the .WHY extension appended to them.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments
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User ExperienceJoin Our Forum to Discuss WHY Virus.Data Recovery ToolWindows Data Recovery by Stellar Phoenix Notice! This product scans your drive sectors to recover lost files and it may not recover 100% of the encrypted files, but only few of them, depending on the situation and whether or not you have reformatted your drive.

WHY Ransomware Virus – Ways of Distribution

WHY ransomware might spread its infection in various ways. A payload dropper which initiates the malicious script for this ransomware is being spread around the World Wide Web, and researchers have gotten their hands on a malware sample. If that file lands on your computer system and you somehow execute it – your computer system will become infected.

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