LIGMA Virus Removal – Restore Infected Computers and .CRYPTR Files

LIGMA image ransomware note .CRYPTR  extension

The LIGMA virus is an original ransomware that can cause irreversible damage to the infected computers. It’s modules include an advanced protective engine that can counter any security tools installed on the system. Our in-depth article shows how the virus behaves and how victims can restore infected computers.

Threat Summary

NameLIGMA virus
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionThe ransomware encrypts sensitive information on your computer system with the .CRYPTR extension 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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LIGMA Virus – Distribution Ways

The LIGMA virus is a ransomware threat that has been identified in a global attack campaign. The volume of the attacks are low which signals that the ransomware campaigns are probably a testing release or a sampling of its initial capabilities. Due to the fact that the analysts have not been able to identify a main method we presume that the most popular ones are going to be used.

A common distribution tactic is to rely on phishing email messages, they use various social engineering scams in order to manipulate the victim users into interacting with a malicious element. The messages are designed to appear as notifications such as password reminders, software updates and etc. The criminals will guide the victims (Read more...)

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