Ransomware infections are becoming more and more derivatives of well-known variants. Such is the case with Globe v3 ransomware which uses the .1 file extension which Is added after the encrypted files. The virus encodes the files using an encryption algorithm and makes them no longer openable. So far, most versions of Globe ransomware we successfully decrypted by malware researchers, and we have created decryption instructions for this. Please read the following article to learn more about this ransomware virus and how to decrypt your files after removing it from your computer.
Globe v3 .1 Virus – A Quick Background
Similar to the v2 of the ransomware, this derivative of the JigSaw virus was also decrypted. But the new version may be very different than the old one. For starters, it may use the Blowfish encryption cipher to render documents, music, .pdf files, database files, image files and other important objects on your computer no longer openable.
After an infection by Globe v3 ransomware, which usually happens via opening a malicious e-mail attachment, the virus drops it’s payload. It may be located in the following folders:
- %User’s Profile%
After this has happened, the virus begins the encryption process. The files look like the following after becoming encoded by Globe v3:
Luckily, this version of the ransomware was also decrypted by malware research experts and reverse engineers. But before decrypting your files, it is important to remove the infection first. We have designed instructions for the removal and file decryption below. We suggest that you carefully follow those instructions.
Globe v3 Ransomware Removal Instructions
In order to remove this virus firstly, you can try either the Manual instructions or the Automatic ones in case you are not tech savvy. Be sure to know that reverse engineers and security experts always recommend scanning your computer with an advanced anti-malware software for maximum effectiveness during removal.