Threat Database Ransomware '.kraussmfz File Extension' Ransomware

'.kraussmfz File Extension' Ransomware

By GoldSparrow in Ransomware

The '.kraussmfz File Extension' Ransomware Trojan is an encryption ransomware Trojan, which objective is to make the victims' files inaccessible and then demand a ransom payment. The '.kraussmfz File Extension' Ransomware typically is delivered to victims using corrupted email attachments, although the '.kraussmfz File Extension' Ransomware also can be delivered using poor remote desktop protocol configurations and compromised online advertisements. Computer users should take precautions against threats like the '.kraussmfz File Extension' Ransomware, which have become common increasingly and are designed to take over the victims' computers to extract a ransom payment.

How the '.kraussmfz File Extension' Ransomware Attacks a Computer

The '.kraussmfz File Extension' Ransomware will use the AES encryption to make the victim's files inaccessible. The '.kraussmfz File Extension' Ransomware encrypts the victim's files and then changes their names by adding the file extension '.kraussmfz' to the affected files. The '.kraussmfz File Extension' Ransomware targets the user-generated files, which may include a wide variety of document types, databases, media files and numerous others. The examples of the files that are typically encrypted by an attack like the '.kraussmfz File Extension' Ransomware include:

.jpg, .jpeg, .raw, .tif, .gif, .png, .bmp, .3dm, .max, .accdb, .db, .dbf, .mdb, .pdb, .sql, .dwg, .dxf, .cpp, .cs, .h, .php, .asp, .rb, .java, .jar, .class, .py, .js, .aaf, .aep, .aepx, .plb, .prel, .prproj, .aet, .ppj, .psd, .indd, .indl, .indt, .indb, .inx, .idml, .pmd, .xqx, .xqx, .ai, .eps, .ps, .svg, .swf, .fla, .as3, .as, .txt, .doc, .dot, .docx, .docm, .dotx, .dotm, .docb, .rtf, .wpd, .wps, .msg, .pdf, .xls, .xlt, .xlm, .xlsx, .xlsm, .xltx, .xltm, .xlsb, .xla, .xlam, .xll, .xlw, .ppt, .pot, .pps, .pptx, .pptm, .potx, .potm, .ppam, .ppsx, .ppsm, .sldx, .sldm, .wav, .mp3, .aif, .iff, .m3u, .m4u, .mid, .mpa, .wma, .ra, .avi, .mov, .mp4, .3gp, .mpeg, .3g2, .asf, .asx, .flv, .mpg, .wmv, .vob, .m3u8, .dat, .csv, .efx, .sdf, .vcf, .xml, .ses, .qbw, .qbb, .qbm, .qbi, .qbr , .cnt, .des, .v30, .qbo, .ini, .lgb, .qwc, .qbp, .aif, .qba, .tlg, .qbx, .qby , .1pa, .qpd, .txt, .set, .iif, .nd, .rtp, .tlg, .wav, .qsm, .qss, .qst, .fx0, .fx1, .mx0, .fpx, .fxr, .fim, .ptb, .ai, .pfb, .cgn, .vsd, .cdr, .cmx, .cpt, .csl, .cur, .des, .dsf, .ds4, , .drw, .eps, .ps, .prn, .gif, .pcd, .pct, .pcx, .plt, .rif, .svg, .swf, .tga, .tiff, .psp, .ttf, .wpd, .wpg, .wi, .raw, .wmf, .txt, .cal, .cpx, .shw, .clk, .cdx, .cdt, .fpx, .fmv, .img, .gem, .xcf, .pic, .mac, .met, .pp4, .pp5, .ppf, .nap, .pat, .ps, .prn, .sct, .vsd, .wk3, .wk4, .xpm, .zip, .rar.

Once the victim's data has been encrypted, the '.kraussmfz File Extension' Ransomware delivers a ransom note. This ransom note will arrive as a text file named '.kraussmfz_readme.txt,' which contains the following text (or some variation on this text, depending on the variant used in the attack):

'original_filename.PCname_readme.txt'. The ransom note's contents claim the following:
'Your network was hacked and encrypted.
No free decryption software is available on the web.
Email us at SARAH.BARRICK@PROTONMAIL.COM (or) LINDA.HARTLEY@TUTANOTA.COM to get the ransom amount.
Please, use your company name as the email subject.

Computer users should disregard the demands written in the text of the ransom note and refrain from contacting or negotiating with the criminals responsible for the '.kraussmfz File Extension' Ransomware.

Protecting Your Data from the '.kraussmfz File Extension' Ransomware

The best protection against the '.kraussmfz File Extension' Ransomware and the numerous other encryption ransomware Trojans like it is to have the means to recover any files that become compromised by the attack. With all of this in mind, it is obvious that computer users should install a reliable ant-malware program that is fully up-to-date and have file backups. Having backup copies of the data and storing it in a secure location, is the best way to keep your data safe from threats like the '.kraussmfz File Extension' Ransomware.


Most Viewed