.good File Virus (Good Ransomware) - How to Remove
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.good File Virus (Good Ransomware) – How to Remove

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What is .good file virus? .good file virus is also known as Good ransomware which encrypts files and demands a ransom for their alleged restoration.

Good ransomware or otherwise known as .good file virus is a cryptovirus. It encrypts files by appending the .good 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 Good ransomware drops a ransom note, which gives instructions to victims on how they can allegedly restore their data.

Threat Summary

Name.good File Virus
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionThe ransomware encrypts files on your computer system and demands a ransom to be paid to allegedly recover them.
SymptomsThe ransomware will encrypt your files by appending the .good extension to them.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments
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.good File virus – What Did It Do to My Computer?

.good File virus 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. 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.

The .good File virus is ransomware that encrypts your files and shows ransomware instructions inside a ransom note called Restore-My-Files.txt:

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Beside the instructions you can see in the above image, there is a note that states the following:

All your files are encrypted
To return to normal, please contact us by this e-mail: goodmen@countermail.com
Be sure to duplicate your message on the e-mail: datareesstore@tutanota.com
Interesting Facts :
1. Over time, the cost increases, do not waste your time
2. Only we can help you, for sure, no one else.
3. BE CAREFUL !!!If you still try to find other solutions to the problem, make a backup copy of the files you want to experiment on, and play with them.Otherwise, they can be permanently damaged
4. Any services that offer you help or just take money from you and disappear, or they will be intermediaries between us, with inflated value.Since the antidote is only among the creators of the virus
Set topic of your message to xvhltavd

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. .good File virus 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 .good extension alongside a random generated one. That extension will be placed as a secondary one to each file. Audio, video, image files as well as documents, backups and banking data can be encrypted by the ransomware.

The .good File virus 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 .good File virus

If your computer got infected with the .good File virus, 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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