What is .cerber extension
.cerber extension is a newly developed ransomware virus that is widely spread among users via spam email attachments. It uses AES-256 encryption method to lock the files and place a ransom note for victims. Whenever user attempts to open the encrypted file, .cerber extension open ups a program window that says ‘Attention!’ and your documents, images, videos and MP3s are locked and informs users to by a file named # DECRYPT MY FILES #.vbs placed on their desktop to receive instructions for paying the ransom and getting the decryption key. However Security experts suggest that victims are not likely to receive any decryption key as well as lose their money. Thus users should choose an effective backup solution and remove .cerber extension immediately from the compromised PC.
|Virus Name||.cerber extension|
|Behavior||“.cerber extension” encrypts files, videos, images and texts stored on the target PC and demand a ransom amount from users.|
|Risk Impacted||Avoid access to files, Deliver of Fake error warnings, avoid visiting useful web address, Change of browser settings and adding up start-up codes to Registry Editor.|
|Applies on||All versions of Windows Operating System.|
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