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.
|Short Description||GlobeImposter 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.|
|Symptoms||Documents, audio files, videos, images, archvies are encrypted. The .ACTUM file extension is added along with a ransom note.|
|Distribution Method||Spam Emails, Email Attachments, Executable files|
|Detection Tool|| See If Your System Has Been Affected by .JEEP Virus |
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|User Experience||Join Our Forum to Discuss .JEEP Virus.|
|Data Recovery Tool||Windows 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.|
Manually delete .JEEP Virus from your computer
Note! Substantial notification about the .JEEP Virus threat: Manual removal of .JEEP Virus requires interference with system files and registries. Thus, it can cause damage to your PC. Even if your computer skills are not at a professional level, don’t worry. You can do the removal yourself just in 5 minutes, using a malware removal tool.