.monro Files Virus (Dharma Ransomware) – Remove and Restore Data

This article has been created with the main goal of explain what is the latest variant of Dharma ransomware, using the .monro file extension to infect computers, how to remove it and how you can try and restore .monro files encrypted by it.

Dharma ransomware has upped it’s game lately with tons of new variants being released out in the wild. One such variant is the .monro files one that is using the “FILES ENCRYPTED.txt” ransom note and the “Info.hta” ransom page in order to get users to contact the cyber-criminals on their e-mail address “[email protected]”. The virus aims to get users to pay a hefty sum in BitCoins in order to get the cyber-criminals to decrypt the victim’s important files and hence make them usable once more. If your computer has been infected by this variant of Dharma ransomware, we suggest that you read the article underneath thoroughly.

Threat Summary

Name.monro Dharma Virus
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionAims to encrypt the files on your computer and then ask you to pay ransom to get them back.
SymptomsFiles are encrypted and have the .monro extension added. A ransom note, called “FILES ENCRYPTED.txt” is also dropped on the victim PC.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments, Executable files
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