.bgtx Files Virus (Dharma Ransomware) – Remove + Restore Data
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.bgtx Files Virus (Dharma Ransomware) – Remove + Restore Data

This article is created with the main idea to help explain what is the latest Dharma Ransomware variant and how you can remove it plus restore .bgtx encrypted files.

Dharma ransomware does not sleep and it has proven that again with a new dangerous variant that has been set loose. The new Dharma now appends the .bgtx file extension which it adds to the encrypted files and retains the extension format, like the older .combo variantFilename.id{ID-here}.[[email protected]].bgtx. The new ransomware variant of Dharma aims to encrypt the files on your computer thus making them unable to be opened and then leaves behind a ransom note which aims to extort victims to pay ransom to get their files back. If your computer has been infected by the .bgtx file variant of Dharma ransomware, we recommend that you read this article completely and learn how to remove this Dharma ransomware variant and how to try and restore files, encrypted by it on your PC.

Threat Summary

NameDharma .bgtx Ransomware
TypeRansomware
Short DescriptionNew Dharma/CrySiS ransomware virus. Uses sophisticated encryption to extort victims to pay in BitCoin for their encrypted files.
SymptomsEncrypts documents, images, videos and other important files and adds the .bgtx file suffix plus a unique ID and the e-mail to pay the ransom.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments, Executable files
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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.


.combo Dharma Ransomware – Information Database:

.bgtx Dharma Virus - Infection Methods
Dharma .bgtx Ransomware- Malicious Activity
Dharma .bgtx Ransomware Virus - Encryption

How to Remove Dharma and Restore .bgtx Encrypted Files

Removing Dharma ransomware does require some technical expertise. This is why, before trying the removal yourself, we do advise that you backup your files, even if they are encoded.

For the removal, you can follow the instructions we have prepared for you below and use them plus the data in this article to help you remove Dharma manually. If manual removal does not seem to help or you feel unsure that you have removed Dharma from your PC, the best method according to researchers is to remove the virus files, using an advanced anti-malware program. Such specific tool will try to scan for and automatically get rid of all Dhamra .bgtx – related files and objects and then erase them permanently. It also has protection mechanisms that will actively protect your PC against future intrusive programs or viruses.

If you want to decrypt files, encrypted by Dharma, we strongly recommend that you follow the instructions in step “2. Try to restore files..” below. It is no guarantee to help you restore all of the files encrypted by this Dharma variant, but it may help you recover at least some of the files.

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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