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‘.excuses File Extension’ Ransomware

The ‘.excuses File Extension’ Ransomware is a cyber-threat, which appears to originate from Russia, and it also is likely to target users in the same region as its ransom note is written in Russian entirely. It appears that the ‘.excuses File Extension’ Ransomware already has found several victims who have filed complaints online but, unfortunately, at the moment it is impossible to recover from the ‘.excuses File Extension’ Ransomware’s attack with the help of a 100%-working file decryption tool.

The attacks via the ‘.excuses File Extension’ Ransomware are able to inflict a lot of damage since this threat is meant to encrypt the contents of a broad range of file formats securely, therefore making it impossible for the user to gain access to them. Apart from encrypting the contents of the files, the ‘.excuses File Extension’ Ransomware also will alter their names to make it easier to distinguish between the locked and the unlocked files – the locked ones will have the ‘.excuses’ extension appended to their names. The ransom note is delivered via the text file ‘MESSAGE.txt,’ but the only valuable piece of information it reveals is the e-mail address of the attackers – [email protected] They promise to provide proof that the decryption of the victim’s files is possible, and we encourage victims of this threat to take advantage of the offer. However, you should not agree to send money to the ‘.excuses File Extension’ Ransomware’s authors since they are unlikely to end up fulfilling their part of the deal.

The recommended removal method when dealing with the ‘.excuses File Extension’ Ransomware is to run a reputable anti-malware software suite that will help dispose of all potentially harmful files linked to the attack. However, the removal of the original threat will not undo the damage done to your data, and you should begin to look for alternative file restoration software and methods.
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