Remove Matrix Ransomware – Restore .CHE808 Files

A new Matrix ransomware strain has been identified in an ongoing attack processing files with the .CHE808 or .CHE80 extension. Its modular framework allows the hackers to create custom threats against specific targets. We anticipate that newer versions will be developed.

Our article provides an overview of the virus operations and it also may be helpful in attempting to remove the virus.

Threat Summary

NameMatrix ransomware
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionThe ransomware encrypts files by placing the .CHE808 extension on your computer system and demands a ransom to be paid to allegedly recover them.
SymptomsThe ransomware will encrypt your files and leave a ransom note with payment instructions.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments
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Matrix Ransomware – Distribution Tactics

Matrix ransomware samples are being delivered via several mechanisms at once. The security researchers have been able to detect the threat in a smaller attack campaign, it is believed that the first detected strains may be test versions. The large campaigns that are directed against users on a global scale can take advantage of the common technique of overseeing the creation of email SPAM messages — they are sent to the users masking as legitimate notifications sent by Internet services that they use, social networks or other Internet sites. Most of them will be designed using the familiar layout and elements coercing the users to (Read more...)

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