WHAT IS .encryptedALL Files “Virus” - Remove It
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WHAT IS .encryptedALL Files “Virus” – Remove It

What are .encryptedALL files? What is .encryptedALL BigBobRoss ransomware virus? How to remove BigBobRoss ransomware and try to restore files.

The .encryptedALL file extension is a suffix, used by a relatively new virus, called BigBobRoss ransomware. This is a cryptovirus that infects your computer and then encrypts your files with the aid of a very sophisticated encryption cipher. To be able to open files, the crooks behind this virus want you to contact them via the information on the message of their Read Me.txt ransom note file. If your computer has been infected by the BigBobRoss .encryptedALL ransomware, read this article to understand more about it and how you can try and remove it.

Threat Summary

Name.encryptedALL Files Virus
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionRansomware virus, called BigBobRoss. Encrypts your data and holds it hostage until you pay ransom to get your files back.
SymptomsFiles cannot be opened and have the .encryptedALL file extension. A ransom note, called .encryptedALL is added on the victim PC.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments, Executable files
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.encryptedALL Ransomware – Update April 2019

A decryption tool for the .encryptedALL Ransomware got released by Avast, that you can download from the link provided right down here: Decryptor for BigBobRoss (.enctyptedALL). You might need a ransom note from this ransomware in order to use the decrypter.

.encryptedALL Ransomware – How Does It Infect

The main method which is used by ransomware viruses, like the .encryptedALL files variant of BigBobRoss is via e-mails that are sent to you, carrying the infection file of this virus. The .encryptedALL ransomware virus may be attached on those e-mails, where it may pretend to be an important document, like an invoice, receipt, file from work or some type of document from a bank. Another infection method that is used to infect computers with .encryptedALL ransomware is to have the infection file uploaded online, where the users get infected once they download the file and run it from a suspicious site. There, the file poses as some type of a program, like a patch, crack, keygen, setup or other file types.

.encryptedALL Virus – What Does It Do

The .encryptedALL ransomware is a cryptovirus type of malware. It may enter your computer silently and then drop its virus files on your hard drive. The files may then perform a lot of different actions on your computer, like:

  • Delete your backups and shadow copy files (file history).
  • Steal information from your PC.
  • Obtain your IP and MAC address.
  • Check if your PC has been previously infected.
  • Create a ransom note file.
  • Encrypt your documents, videos, images and other important files.

The .encryptedALL variant of BigBobRoss ransomware is not to be underestimated, because it will scan for and encrypt the following types of files on your computer:

  • Images.
  • Videos.
  • Documents.
  • Archives.
  • Audio files.

After this, the .encryptedALL ransomware has encrypted your files, they begin to look like the following:

To retrieve your files, the criminals want you to pay ransom as they state in their ransom note file. The ransom note of .encryptedALL ransomware used is called Read Me.txt and it has the following message:

———————————————- ALL YOUR FILES ARE ENCRYPTED ———————————————–
Your personal ID:[redacted 8 uppercase hex] Don’t worry, you can return all your files!
All your files documents, photos, databases and other important are encrypted with strongest encryption and unique key.
The only method of recovering files is to purchase decrypt tool and unique key for you.
This software will decrypt all your encrypted files.
What guarantees do we give to you?
You can send one of your encrypted file from your PC and we decrypt it for free.
But we can decrypt only 1 file less than 1Mb for free. File must not contain valuable information
Don’t try to use third-party decrypt tools because it will destroy your files.
You have to pay for decryption in Bitcoins. The price depends on how fast you write to us.

—————————————————————————————————————————
To get this software you need write on our e-mail:
[email protected]

Reserve e-mail address to contact us:
[email protected]

Despite that they are aiming to convince you to pay BitCoin, it is NOT reccomended to pay, since:

  • The files may already be permanently damaged.
  • You cannot trust the same people who infected your PC and corrupted your files to retrieve them.
  • You support their operation by paying BitCoin.

Instead, you should remove this ransomware from your computer and save your files for when a decryptor is available. If a decryptor for the .encryptedALL ransomware comes out, we will be sure to update this article.

Remove BigBobRoss and Restore .encryptedALL Files

Before starting the removal of BigBobRoss, we recommend that you backup your files, even if you can’t open them, because this virus may damage them if you try to remove it or tamper with the files.

To remove the .encryptedALL ransomware by yourself, please follow the first two steps below. Be advised that BigBobRoss .encryptedALL ransomware is a persistent threat and it take some skill to remove it manually. This is why, to save a lot of time and remove the many files and objects, created by this ransomware, researchers recommend skipping the first two steps and downloading a proper anti-malware program. This tool has the power to remove BigBobRoss safely from your computer without causing harm to .encryptedALL files.

If you want to recover some files, encrypted by BigBobRoss, we suggest you see the methods in step “Try to restore” underneath. They are not 100% effective, but may help with the recovery of at least some of your 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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