What is Scarab Ransomware

Note: Some versions of Scarab Ransomware are decryptable. You can try to ask for Dr. Web decryption service or try file-recovery software offered below. Otherwise, keep your files until decryptor will be released.

Scarab-Enter Ransomware is one of the varieties of Scarab Ransomware family. Scarab Ransomware has typical malicious activity: it encrypts user files using AES encryption and demands ransom of 0.3 BitCoins for decryption. Virus-extortionist appends .enter or .lol extensions to encrypted files. Depending on version, after encryption Scarab Ransomware creates text files HELP HELP HELP.TXT or HOW TO RECOVER ENCRYPTED FILES.TXT with instructions to pay the ransom:

Scarab ransom note (.enter version):

All your files are encrypted!
Your ID
6902000000000000***B98F800
Get a decoder:
enter_software@aol.com
enter_software@india.com
If you can not contact by mail
* Register on the site http://bitmsg.me (Bitmessage online sending service)
* Write a letter BM-2cTXnB6dEE6TdHmAJCnEHp9PdsPThtS5n4 with your mail and ID.
If the site does not work, use vpn or torproject.org

Scarab ransom note (.lol version):

All your files are encrypted!
Your ID
pAQAAAAAAACGFwS=HZ***GKL7jSrgAk
Get a decoder:
anonymus_a@aol.com
anonymus_a@india.com
If you can not contact by mail
* Register on the site http://bitmsg.me (Bitmessage online sending service)
* Write a letter BM-2cTXnB6dEE6TdHmAJCnEHp9PdsPThtS5n4 with your mail and ID.
If the site does not work, use vpn or torproject.org

Some of the previous Scarab versions were decryptable, however, if you won’t succeed in decryption, do not pay the ransom. There are a lot of reports from the victims, that malefactors don’t send decryptors. If Dr. Web Decryption Service fails for you, try manual instructions on this page and file-recovery software. In most cases this helps to restore some important files. In this article we collected, consolidated and structured available information about this malware and possible ways of removal and decryption. Follow this easy guide to remove Scarab Ransomware and decrypt .enter or .lol files from Windows 10, Windows 8 or Windows 7.

How Scarab Ransomware infected your PC

Can be distributed by hacking through an unprotected RDP configuration, using email spam and malicious attachments, fraudulent downloads, exploits, web injections, fake updates, repackaged and infected installers. After infection and encryption, Scarab deletes shadow copies of files, system restore points, disables the Windows Boot Fix, using certain command prompt commands. Virus assigns certain ID with the victims, that is used to name those files and supposedly to send decryption key. In order to prevent infection with this type of threats in future we recommend you to use SpyHunter and BitDefender Anti-Ransomware.

Download Scarab Ransomware Removal Tool

Download Removal Tool

To remove Scarab Ransomware completely, we recommend you to use WiperSoft AntiSpyware from WiperSoft. It detects and removes all files, folders and registry keys of Scarab Ransomware.

How to remove Scarab Ransomware manually

It is not recommended to remove Scarab Ransomware manually, for safer solution use Removal Tools instead.

Scarab Ransomware files:

Scarab.exe
sevnz.exe
Manager_Agent.exe
Manager_Agent.old.exe
Win98.exe
systems.exe
database.exe
svhosts.exe

Scarab Ransomware registry keys:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce uSjBVNE = "%Application Data%\sevnz.exe

How to decrypt and restore .enter or .lol files

Use automated decryptors

kaspersky scarab ransomware decryptor

Use following tool from Kaspersky called Rakhni Decryptor, that can decrypt .enter or .lol files. Download it here:

Download Kaspersky RakhniDecryptor

There is no purpose to pay the ransom, because there is no guarantee you will receive the key, but you will put your bank credentials at risk.

If you are infected with Scarab Ransomware and removed it from your computer you can try to decrypt your files. Antivirus vendors and individuals create free decryptors for some crypto-lockers. To attempt to decrypt them manually you can do the following:

Use Stellar Phoenix Data Recovery Pro to restore .enter or .lol files

  1. Download Stellar Phoenix Data Recovery Pro.
  2. Select location to scan for lost files and click Scan button.
  3. Wait until Quick and Deep scans finish.
  4. Preview found files and restore them.

Using Windows Previous Versions option:

  1. Right-click on infected file and choose Properties.
  2. Select Previous Versions tab.
  3. Choose particular version of the file and click Copy.
  4. To restore the selected file and replace the existing one, click on the Restore button.
  5. In case there is no items in the list choose alternative method.

Using Shadow Explorer:

  1. Download Shadow Explorer program.
  2. Run it and you will see screen listing of all the drives and the dates that shadow copy was created.
  3. Select the drive and date that you want to restore from.
  4. Right-click on a folder name and select Export.
  5. In case there are no other dates in the list, choose alternative method.

If you are using Dropbox:

  1. Login to the DropBox website and go to the folder that contains encrypted files.
  2. Right-click on the encrypted file and select Previous Versions.
  3. Select the version of the file you wish to restore and click on the Restore button.

How to protect computer from viruses like Scarab Ransomware in future

1. Get special anti-ransomware software

Use Bitdefender Anti-Ransomware

bitdefender anti-ransomware

Famous antivirus vendor BitDefender released free tool, that will help you with active anti-ransomware protection, as additional shield to your current protection. It will not conflict with bigger security applications. If you are searching complete internet security solution consider upgrading to full version of BitDefender Internet Security 2018.

Download BitDefender Anti-Ransomware

2. Back up your files

onedrive backup

Regardless of success of protection against ransomware threats, you can save your files using simple online backup. Cloud services are quite fast and cheap nowadays. There is more sense using online backup, than creating physical drives, that can get infected and encrypted when connected to PC or get damaged from dropping or hitting. Windows 10 and 8/8.1 users can find pre-installed OneDrive backup solution from Microsoft. It is actually one of the best backup services on the market, and has reasonable pricing plans. Users of earlier versions can get acquainted with it here. Make sure to backup and sync most important files and folders in OneDrive.

3. Do not open spam e-mails and protect your mailbox

spamfighter

Malicious attachments to spam or phishing e-mails is most popular method of ransomware distribution. Using spam filters and creating anti-spam rules is good practice. One of the world leaders in anti-spam protection is SpamFighter. It works with various desktop applications, and provides very high level of anti-spam protection.

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