'.like File Extension' Ransomware Description
The '.like File Extension' Ransomware file-locker is a simple piece of ransomware, which is capable of causing a significant amount of damage to most of the files found on the compromised computer. It uses a simple but efficient method to encrypt files, therefore ensuring that the victim will not be capable of getting their data back unless they seek assistance from the '.like File Extension' Ransomware's author. However, the cybercrooks behind this project are not willing to help for free, and all of their victims will be asked to pay a hefty ransom fee in exchange for decryption services or software. The ransom amount may vary, but ransomware developers are known to charge thousands of dollars for their services so that you can rest assured that the offer of the '.like File Extension' Ransomware's authors will not be affordable.
The '.like File Extension' Ransomware's attack ends with the threat of dropping the ransom message 'infinfo.txt' to the desktop. According to the text of the ransom note, the victims will need to contact the BitMessage account BM-2cWrd12TuEzGmnPMHBMwmB32w45fZ5rZS3@bitmessage.ch for additional instructions. They also claim to offer free decryption for 1-2 files as proof that they are in possession of a working decryption tool that can be obtained by paying a certain price.
We would not advise you to send any money to them and, instead, you should opt to use a trustworthy anti-virus scanner to get rid of all files linked to the '.like File Extension' Ransomware's attack immediately. After this is done, you should proceed to use 3rd-party file recovery tools and techniques, which might undo some of the harm done by the '.like File Extension' Ransomware.
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