Remove Scarab-Bomber Ransomware - Restore .bomber Files
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This article will aid you to remove Scarab-Bomber ransomware completely. Follow the ransomware removal instructions provided at the end of the article.

Scarab-Bomber is a virus that encrypts your files and demands money as a ransom to get your files restored. According to some malware researchers, all files of a compromised computer get locked with the AES military grade encryption algorithm. The Scarab-Bomber cryptovirus will encrypt your data and files, while placing the .bomber extension to them. Keep on reading the article and see how you could try to potentially recover some of your file data.

Threat Summary

NameScarab-Bomber
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 with the AES encryption algorithm. All locked files will become unusable after encryption which will leave them with the .bomber extension.
Distribution MethodSpam Emails, Email Attachments
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Scarab-Bomber Ransomware – Infection

Scarab-Bomber ransomware might spread its infection in various ways. A payload dropper which initiates the malicious script for this ransomware is being spread around the World Wide Web, and researchers have gotten their hands on a malware sample. If that file lands on your computer system and you somehow execute it – your computer system will become infected.

Freeware which is found on the Web can be presented as helpful also be hiding the malicious script for the cryptovirus. Refrain from opening files right after you have downloaded them. You should first scan them with a security tool, while also checking their size and signatures for anything that seems out of the ordinary. You should read the tips for preventing ransomware located at the corresponding forum thread.

Scarab-Bomber Ransomware – Overview

Scarab-Bomber is a virus that encrypts your files and places an .txt file, with instructions inside. The extortionists want you to pay a ransom fee for the alleged restoration of your files. The ransom fee may vary in regard to the different victims. Scarab-Bomber is allegedly a variant of the Scarab Ransomware Family. Some of the variants are the following:

Scarab-Bomber ransomware could make entries in the Windows Registry to achieve persistence, and could launch or repress processes in a Windows environment. Such entries are typically designed in a way to launch the virus automatically with each start of the Windows operating system.

After encryption the Scarab-Bomber virus shows a ransom message located inside the following file:

  • КАК ВОССТАНОВИТЬ ЗАШИФРОВАННЫЕ ФАЙЛЫ.TXT

You can see the contents of the .txt file, from the following screenshot given here:

The ransom note is written in the Russian language and states the following:

ВАШИ ФАЙЛЫ ЗАШИФРОВАНЫ!
Ваш личный идентификатор
6A02000000000000***242FB01
Ваши документы, фотографии, базы данных и другие важные данные были зашифрованы.
Для восстановления данных необходим дешифровщик.
Чтобы получить дешифровщик, следует отправить письмо на электронный адрес [email protected] ([email protected], [email protected])
В письме укажите Ваш личный идентификатор (см. в начале данного документа).
Если связаться через почту не получается
* Зарегистрируйтесь на сайте http://bitmsg.me (сервис онлайн отправки Bitmessage)
* Напишите письмо на адрес BM-2cWp6BhKATEHEyfi1CGG4k3RuquXjaGJXB с указанием Вашей почты и
личного идентификатора
Далее необходимо оплатить стоимость дешифровщика. В ответном письме Вы получите адрес
Bitcoin-кошелька, на который необходимо выполнить перевод денежных средств и сумму платежа.
Если у Вас нет биткойнов
* Создайте кошелек Bitcoin: https://blockchain.info/ru/wallet/new
* Приобретите криптовалюту Bitcoin:
https://localbitcoins.com/ru/buy_bitcoins (Visa/MasterCard, QIWI Visa Wallet и др.)
* Отправьте требуемое количество BTC на указанный в письме адрес
Когда денежный перевод будет подтвержден, Вы получите дешифровщик файлов для Вашего компьютера.
После запуска программы-дешифровщика все Ваши файлы будут восстановлены.
Гарантия расшифровки файлов.
Перед оплатой вы можете отправить нам до 3х файлов для бесплатной расшифровки.
Они не должны содержать важную информацию, общий размер файлов должен быть не более 10 мб.
Внимание!
* Не пытайтесь удалить программу или запускать антивирусные средства
* Попытки самостоятельной расшифровки файлов приведут к потере Ваших данных
* Дешифраторы других пользователей несовместимы с Вашими данными, так как у каждого пользователя уникальный ключ шифрования

A rough, machine translation of the note in English would look like the following:

YOUR FILES ARE ENCRYPTED!
Your personal identifier
6A02000000000000 *** 242FB01
Your documents, photos, databases and other important data were encrypted.
Data recovery requires a decryptor.
To receive the decryptor, you should send an e-mail to [email protected] ([email protected], [email protected])
In the letter, indicate your personal identifier (see the beginning of this document).
If I can not connect through the mail, I can not
* Register on the site http://bitmsg.me (online delivery service Bitmessage)
* Write a letter to the address BM-2cWp6BhKATEHEyfi1CGG4k3RuquXjaGJXB indicating your mail and
personal identifier
Next, you pay the cost of the decryptor. In the reply letter you will receive the address
Bitcoin-purse, to which you need to perform the transfer of funds and the amount of payment.
If you do not have bitocoins
* Create a Bitcoin purse: https://blockchain.info/en/wallet/new
* Acquire Bitcoin Crypto Currency:
https://localbitcoins.com/buy_bitcoins (Visa / MasterCard, QIWI Visa Wallet, etc.)
* Send the required amount of BTC to the address specified in the letter
When the money transfer is confirmed, you will receive a file decryption for your computer.
After starting the decryption program, all your files will be restored.
Guarantee of decryption of files.
Before payment, you can send us up to 3 files for free decryption.
They should not contain important information, the total size of the files should not be more than 10 mb.
Attention!
* Do not attempt to uninstall the program or run antivirus software
* Attempts to self-decrypt files will result in the loss of your data
* Decoders of other users are incompatible with your data, as each user has a unique encryption key

The note of the Scarab-Bomber ransomware virus states that your files are encrypted. You are demanded to pay money to allegedly restore your files. However, you should NOT under any circumstances pay any ransom sum. Your files may not get recovered, and nobody could give you a guarantee for that. Adding to that, giving money to cybercriminals will most likely motivate them to create more ransomware viruses or commit different criminal activities. That may even result to you getting your files encrypted once again.

Scarab-Bomber Ransomware – Encryption Process

What is known for the encryption process of the Scarab-Bomber ransomware is that every file that gets encrypted will become simply unusable. All encrypted files will receive the “.bomber” extension appended to them. Some researchers argue whether the AES encryption algorithm is used for the file encryption.

The full list with the targeted extensions of files which are sought to get encrypted is currently unknown. However, if it becomes known, it will be posted here as an update to the article.

The files used most by users and which are probably encrypted are from the following categories:

  • Audio files
  • Video files
  • Document files
  • Image files
  • Backup files
  • Banking credentials, etc

The Scarab-Bomber cryptovirus 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

In case the above-stated command is executed that will make the effects of the encryption process more efficient. That is due to the fact that the command eliminates one of the prominent ways to restore your data. If a computer device was infected with this ransomware and your files are locked, read on through to find out how you could potentially restore some files back to their normal state.

Remove Scarab-Bomber Ransomware and Restore .bomber Files

If your computer system got infected with the Scarab-Bomber ransomware 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.

Note! Your computer system may be affected by Scarab-Bomber and other threats.
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To remove Scarab-Bomber follow these steps:

1. Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Scarab-Bomber files and objects
2. Find files created by Scarab-Bomber on your PC

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3. Scan for malware and unwanted programs with SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool
4. Try to Restore files encrypted by Scarab-Bomber
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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