.btc Files Virus (Dharma btc@fros.cc Variant) – Remove + Restore Files

.btc Files Virus (Dharma [email protected] Variant) – Remove + Restore Files

This article has been created with the main purpose to show you how you can remove the .btc variant of Dharma ransomware and how you can restore files, encrypted by it on your PC.

Dharma ransomware has been detected in another new variant, this time that appends the .btc file extension to the files, encrypted by it. The ransomware, similar to other variants of Dharma aims to utilize a combination of several encryption modes in order to render the files on the victim’s computer to no longer be able to be opened and appearing like the following: Filename.id{ID-here}.[[email protected]].btc. The Dharma .btc virus also leaves behind a ransom note file, called FILES ENCRYPTED.txt and it contains detailed instructions on how to pay a hefty ransom in order to get your files recovered back to a normal working step. If you want to remove Dharma ransomware from your computer, we recommend you to read the article underneath thoroughly.

Threat Summary

NameDharma .btc Files Virus
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionNew version of the CrySyS/Dharma ransomware family. Aims to encrypt the files on the computers infected and extort victims to pay ransom.
SymptomsFiles have the .btc file extension. A ransom note file, called FILES ENCRYPTED.txt is also dropped.
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.

.btc Dharma Ransomware – Information Database:

.btc Files Virus - How Does It Infect
Dharma .btc Files Virus - Malicious Activity
Dharma .btc Ransomware - Encryption Process

Remove Dharma Ransomware and Restore .btc Encrypted Files

If you want to remove Dharma ransomware from your computer, we recommend that you follow the removal instructions underneath. They aim to help you to try removing the malicious files of this virus either manually or automatically from your PC. If manual removal does not seem to help, experts do suggest you to try and remove Dharma ransomware automatically with the power of an advanced anti-malware software. Such program aims to do it’s best to scan for, detect and remove all malicious files and objects that belong to the .btc version of Dharma.

Furthermore, if you want to restore files, encrypted by Dharma, you can try and use the alternative methods for file recovery in the “Restore Files” step underneath. They may not be a 100% guaranteed solution, but with their aid, some of your files may be brought back to a normal, usable state.

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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