How to remove Dharma-Combo Ransomware and decrypt .combo or .cmb files

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Combo Ransomware is new reincarnation of Dharma/Cezar/Crysis Ransomware family. The successor of Arrow and Bip Ransomware. This version appends complex extension, that ends with .combo or .cmb and contains e-mail address and unique ID. Combo Ransomware encrypts all sensitive files including documents, images, videos, databases, archives, project files, etc. Windows files stay untouched for stable operation. Combo Ransomware uses AES-256 encryption, which makes the victim’s files inaccessible without decryption key. As for today, decryption is not possible, however, you can attempt to decrypt files from backups or trying file recovery software. There is also chance of decryption after using methods explained in this article.

How to remove Dharma-Bkpx Ransomware and decrypt .bkpx files

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Bkpx Ransomware is one of the subspecies of Crysis-Dharma-Cezar ransomware family, that appends .bkpx extension to the files it encrypts. Virus utilizes extension, that consists of several parts: e-mail adress, unique 8-digit ID (randomly generated) and .bkpx suffix. As a rule, Dharma-Bkpx Ransomware virus asks for $500 to $1500 ransom, that have to be paid in Monero, Dash or BTC (BitCoins), and in return they promise to send decryption key. However, malefactors often do not hold back promises and do not send any decryption keys, or just ignore e-mails from victims, who paid the ransom. It is not advised to send any funds to the hackers. Usually, after some period of time security specialists from antivirus companies and individual researchers break the algorithms and release decoding key. Its noteworthy, that some files can be restored by using backups, shadow copies, previous versions of files or file-recovery software and instructions given on this page.

How to remove Dharma-Fire Ransomware and decrypt .fire files

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Fire Ransomware one of the types of encryption viruses made from the family ща Crysis-Dharma-Cezar ransomware. Version, that is under review today has certain differences. It adds .fire extension to encrypted files and uses other e-mail addresses for communication. Fire Ransomware, as well as other latest Dharma variations, doesn’t have decryptor, that can automatically decrypt encoded data. However, using instructions below can help you recover some files. Dharma-Fire Ransomware creates suffix, that consists of several parts: prefix “id-“, identification number (alphanumeric and unique for each computer), developer’s e-mail address and .fire extension. The pattern of the filename after encryption looks like this: file called 1.doc will be converted to 1.doc.id-{8-digit-id}.[{email-address}].fire.

How to remove Dharma-AUDIT Ransomware and decrypt .AUDIT files

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AUDIT Ransomware is yet another version of notorious ransomware virus from Crysis-Dharma-Cezar family. Now it adds .AUDIT extension to encrypted files (please, do not confuse with Nessus Pro’s report files). This variation of ransomware currently doesn’t have decryptor, however, we recommend you to try instructions below to recover affected files. Dharma-AUDIT Ransomware appends suffix, that consists of several parts, such as: unique user’s id, developer’s e-mail address and, finally, .AUDIT suffix, from which it got its name. The pattern of filename modification looks like this: file called 1.doc will be converted to 1.doc.id-{8-digit-id}.[{email-address}].AUDIT. According to our information, hackers demand $10000 ransom from the victims. Bad news are, that using cryptocurrency and TOR-hosted payment websites makes it almost impossible to track the payee. Besides, victims of such viruses often get scammed, and malefactors don’t send any keys even after paying the ransom. Unfortunately, manual or automatic decryption is impossible unless ransomware was developed with mistakes or has certain execution errors, flaws or vulnerabilities. We do not recommend to pay any money to malefactors. However, good news are, that often, after some period of time security specialists from antivirus companies or individual researchers decode the algorithms and release decryption keys or police finds servers and unveils the master keys.

How to remove Dharma-Betta Ransomware and decrypt .betta files

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Betta Ransomware is typical representative of encryption viruses from Crysis-Dharma-Cezar ransomware family. This sample appends .betta extension to affected files. Dharma-Betta Ransomware adds complex extension, that consists of unique id, developer’s e-mail and .betta suffix. As a result, file named 1.doc wil be converted to 1.doc.id-{8-digit-id}.[{email-address}].betta. Betta Ransomware developers can extort from $500 to $15000 ransom in BTC (BitCoins) for decryption. Usually, it is quite big amount of money, because hackers pay the comission to Dharma Ransomware as Service (RaaS) owners. Using cryptocurrency makes it impossible to track the payee. Besides, victims of such viruses often get scammed, and malefactors don’t send any keys even after paying the ransom. We do not recommend to pay any money to malefactors. Usually, after some period of time security specialists from antivirus companies or individual researchers break the algorithms and release decryption keys. Mention, that some files can be restored by using backups, shadow copies, previous versions of files or file-recovery software.

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