.Q1G File Virus (Dharma) - Remove It
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.Q1G File Virus (Dharma) – Remove It

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.Q1G file virus is also known as Dharma ransomware which encrypts files and demands a ransom. .Q1G file virus uses getbtc@aol.com as a contact.

Dharma ransomware is back with a new cryptovirus variant. The current version of the Dharma family ransomware encrypts files by appending the .Q1G extension to them, making them inaccessible. It also may add a unique identification number as previous versions do. All encrypted files will receive the new extension as a secondary one. The ransomware drops a ransom note, which gives instructions to victims on how they can allegedly recover their files.

Threat Summary

Name.Q1G 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 .Q1G extension to them, along with a unique identification number placing the new .Q1G extension as a secondary.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments
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.Q1G File Virus (Dharma) – How Did I Get It and What Has It Done?

.Q1G File Virus might spread its infection via a payload dropper, which initiates the malicious script for this ransomware. That is being spread around Internet, and you can see the detections of such a file on the VirusTotal service on the right of this text. .Q1G File 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.

.Q1G File Virus is a cryptovirus that encrypts your files and shows a ransomware note. This is how the ransom note looks:

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It says the following:

All FILES ENCRYPTED “RSA1024”
All YOUR FILES HAVE BEEN ENCRYPTED!!! IF YOU WANT TO RESTORE THEM, WRITE US TO THE E-MAIL getbtc@aol.com
IN THE LETTER WRITE YOUR ID, YOUR ID 1E857D00
IF YOU ARE NOT ANSWERED, WRITE TO EMAIL:getbtc@aol.com
YOUR SECRET KEY WILL BE STORED ON A SERVER 7 DAYS, AFTER 7 DAYS IT MAY BE OVERWRITTEN BY OTHER KEYS, DON’T PULL TIME, WAITING YOUR EMAIL
FREE DECRYPTION FOR PROOF
You can send us up to 1 file for free decryption. The total size of files must be less than 1Mb (non archived), and files should not contain valuable information. (databases,backups, large excel sheets, etc.)
DECRYPTION PROCESS:
When you make sure of decryption possibility transfer the money to our bitcoin wallet. As soon as we receive the money we will send you:
1. Decryption program.
2. Detailed instruction for decryption.
3. And individual keys for decrypting your files.
!WARNING!
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.

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 the previous Dharma / CrySis ransomware family variants. .Q1G 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 .Q1G extension alongside a unique identifier number. That extension will be placed as a secondary one to each file and look something like job.docx.id-1E857D00.[getbtc@aol.com].Q1G. Audio, video, image files as well as documents, backups and banking data can be encrypted by the ransomware.

The .Q1G 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 .Q1G File Virus (Dharma)

If your computer got infected with the .Q1G 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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