Our article provides an overview of .KOK08 files virus operations and it also may be helpful in attempting to remove the virus.
The so-called .KOK08 files virus invades computer systems with the purpose to corrupt system settings and then encrypt valuable files with the help of strong cipher algorithms. This in turn enables hackers to blackmail victims into paying a ransom for a unique decryption key. For the extortion, the ransomware uses a ransom note file called #KOK08_README#.rtf.
.KOK08 Files Virus – Distribution
How the infection code of .KOK08 files virus could be spread is via malspam e-mail campaigns. There are some common traits of e-mails that are used for malicious purposes and they are:
- A presented link that lands on web page compromised by hackers. Such page could be set to download and execute the ransomware payload directly on the computer of each user who got tricked into visiting it.
- A file attachment of familiar file type such as (Read more...)
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