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.JEEP File Virus – How to Remove and Restore Encrypted Files

This article is create to explain what are .JEEP files, how to remove .JEEP ransomware and how to restore files that have been encrypted on your computer.

New GlobeImposter ransomware variant has been detected to come together almost identical as the .GRAFF and .ACTUM ransomware variants of the GlobeImposter family. The viruses have been released almost simultaneously and their primary purpose is to make documents, audio files, images as well as other types of files scrambled by encrypting them. This results in the files to become no longer openable with it’s distinctive .JEEP file extension added to them. After this, the ransomware virus aims to motivate victims into paying a hefty ransom fee in order to restore the encrypted files back to their regular state.

SensorsTechForum is currently researching .JEEP ransomware and will update this article as soon as there is more information.

Threat Summary

Name.JEEP Virus
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionGlobeImposter variant. Encrypts the files on the computer it has previously infected and then asks the owner to pay a ransom to get their important files back.
SymptomsDocuments, audio files, videos, images, archvies are encrypted. The .ACTUM file extension is added along with a ransom note.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments, Executable files
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Ventsislav Krastev

Ventsislav has been covering the latest malware, software and newest tech developments at SensorsTechForum for 3 years now. He started out as a network administrator. Having graduated Marketing as well, Ventsislav also has passion for discovery of new shifts and innovations in cybersecurity that become game changers. After studying Value Chain Management and then Network Administration, he found his passion within cybersecrurity and is a strong believer in basic education of every user towards online safety.

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