.Encrypted Virus File (SpartCrypt) - Remove It (Update December 2019)
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.Encrypted Virus File (SpartCrypt Ransomware) – Remove It

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What is .Encrypted Virus File? What is SpartCrypt ransomware? Is SpartCrypt (.Encrypted Virus) a variant of HiddenTear? Can encrypted files be recovered?

SpartCrypt or otherwise known as .Encrypted Virus File is ransomware. It encrypts files by appending the .Encrypted extension to them, making them inaccessible. All encrypted files will receive the new extension as a secondary one. Another extension will be added before it that is generated on a random principle. The SpartCrypt ransomware drops a ransom note, which gives instructions to victims on how they can allegedly restore their data.

Threat Summary

NameSpartCrypt
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionThe ransomware encrypts files on your computer system and demands a ransom to be paid to allegedly recover them.
SymptomsThe SpartCrypt ransomware will encrypt your files by appending the .Encrypted extension to them, along with a unique identification number placing the new .Encrypted extension as a secondary.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments
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.Encrypted Virus File – How Did It Infect My PC and What Happened After?

.Encrypted Virus File might spread its infection via a payload dropper, which initiates the malicious script for this ransomware. The virus might also distribute its payload file on social media and file-sharing services. A malware sample on VirusTotal has been shared by researchers, which shows how already some anti-virus engines have picked it up as being malicious. Freeware which is found on the Web can be presented as helpful also be hiding the malicious script for the cryptovirus. Read the tips for ransomware prevention from our forum.

SpartCrypt or better known as the .Encrypted Virus File is ransomware that encrypts your files and shows a ransomware note. The SpartCrypt cryptovirus is a HiddenTear variant such as the Bguu Virus Ransomware.

The ransom note is shown below:

stf-spart-cript-ransomware

The ransom note message of SpartCrypt says the following:

Spart Cript
_______________________________________________________
[+] All Your Files Have Been Encrypted [+] [-] Do You Really Want To Restore Your Files?
[-] Write Us To The E-Mail : LordCracker@protonmail.com – Phabos@cock.li
[-] Write Your Unique-ID In The Title Of Your Message.
[+] Unique-ID : XXXXXXXX
[-] You Have To Pay For Decryption In Bitcoins.
[-] The Price Depends On How Fast You Write To Us.
[-] After Payment We Will Send You The Decryption Tool
That Will Decrypt All Your Files.
_______________________________________________________
[+] Free Decryption As Guarantee [+] [-] Before Paying You Can Send Us Up To 5 Files For
Free Decryption, The Total Size Of Files Must Bee Less
Than 10MB, (Non Archived) And Files Should Not Contain
Valuable Information (Databases, Backups, Large Excel
-Sheets, Etc).
_______________________________________________________
[+] How To Obtain Bitcoins [+] [-] The Easiest Way To Buy Bitcoins Is LocalBitcoins
Site : https://localbitcoins.com/buy_bitcoins
You Have To Register, Click ‘Buy Bitcoins’, And Select
The Seller By Payment Method And Price.
[-] Also You Can Find Other Places To Buy Bitcoins And
Beginners Guide Here:
http://coindesk.com/information/how-can-i-buy-bitcoins
_______________________________________________________
[+] Attention! [+] [-] Do Not Rename Encrypted Files.
[-] Do Not Try To Decrypt Your Data Using Third Party
-Software, It May Cause Permanent Data Loss.
[-] Decryption Of Your Files With The Help Of Third
Parties May Cause Increased Price (They Add Their Fee
To Our) Or You Can Become A Victim Of A Scam.
_____________________Spart_Crypt_______________________

You should NOT under any circumstances pay any ransom sum.

The extortionists want you to pay a ransom for the alleged restoration of your files, same as with a lot of ransomware viruses. .Encrypted Virus File ransomware could make entries in the Windows Registry to achieve persistence, and could launch or repress processes in a Windows system. All encrypted will receive the .Encrypted extension alongside a random generated one. That extension will be placed as a secondary one to each file and look something like Encrypted_.Encrypted. Audio, video, image files as well as documents, backups and banking data can be encrypted by the ransomware.

The .Encrypted Virus File could be set to erase all the Shadow Volume Copies from the Windows operating system with the help of the following command:

→vssadmin.exe delete shadows /all /Quiet

If your computer device was infected with this ransomware and your files are locked, read on through to find out how you could potentially restore your files back to normal.

Remove .Encrypted Virus File

If your computer got infected with the .Encrypted Virus File, you should have a bit of experience in removing malware. You should get rid of this ransomware as quickly as possible before it can have the chance to spread further and infect other computers. You should remove the ransomware and follow the step-by-step instructions guide provided below.

Tsetso Mihailov

Tsetso Mihailov

Tsetso Mihailov is a tech-geek and loves everything that is tech-related, while observing the latest news surrounding technologies. He has worked in IT before, as a system administrator and a computer repair technician. Dealing with malware since his teens, he is determined to spread word about the latest threats revolving around computer security.

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