Remove Scarab-Amnesia Ransomware – Restore .skype Files

This article will aid you to remove Scarab-Amnesia ransomware fully. Follow the ransomware removal instructions provided at the end of the article.

Scarab-Amnesia is a cryptovirus that locks your files and asks money as a ransom to supposedly get your files recovered. According to some malware researchers, all files of a compromised computer get locked with the AES military grade encryption algorithm. The Scarab-Amnesia cryptovirus will encrypt your data and files, while placing the .skype extension to them. In addition, the Skype logo is used by the ransomware. Keep on reading the article and see how you could try to potentially recover some of your files.

Threat Summary

NameScarab-Amnesia (.skype)
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionThe ransomware encrypts files on your computer system and demands a ransom to be paid to allegedly recover them.
SymptomsThe ransomware will encrypt your files with the AES encryption algorithm. All locked files will become unusable after encryption which will leave them with the .skype extension.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments
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User ExperienceJoin Our Forum to Discuss Scarab-Amnesia (.skype).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.

Scarab-Amnesia Ransomware – Infection

Scarab-Amnesia 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 (Read more...)

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