What is .roger file virus?
Also referred to as DHARMA ransomware, it modifies your documents by means of encrypting them and demanding the ransom to be paid allegedly to restore access to them. [email@example.com].roger indicates firstname.lastname@example.org as a channel for contacting the ransomware authors.
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The DHARMA ransomware is active again through its new cryptovirus bearing the name of .roger. This particular virus family modifies all popular file types by adding the .roger extension, thus making the data absolutely unavailable. The victims cannot open their important documents anymore. The ransomware also assigns its unique identification key, just like all previous representatives of the virus family. As soon the file is encrypted by the ransomware, it obtains a special new extension becoming the secondary one. The file virus also generates a ransom note providing the users who want instructions allegedly to restore the data.
Roger Threat Summary
It is one of the most profitable Ransomware as a Service (RaaS) and it is still active even today
|Extension||[email@example.com].roger file virus|
|Detection||Win32:TrojanX-gen [Trj], Mikey.105748, Trojan.Crypt (A)|
|Short Description||The ransomware modifies the documents on the attacked device through encryption and asks for the ransom to be paid by the victim supposedly to restore them.|
|Symptoms||The file virus encrypts the data by adding the .roger extension, also generating the one-of-a-kind identifier. Note that the [firstname.lastname@example.org].roger extension becomes the secondary one.|
|Distribution Method||Spam, Email attachments, Compromised legitimate downloads, Attacks exploiting weak or stolen RDP credentials1.|
|Fix Tool||See If Your System Has Been Affected by .roger file virus|
.roger File Virus – Dharma Ransomware
What Is It and How Did I Get It?
The .roger ransomware is most commonly spread using a payload dropper. It runs the malicious script that eventually installs the file virus. The threat circulates actively on the web, considering the facts about the ransomware mentioned in the VirusTotal database. The .roger ransomware may also promote its payload files through popular social networks and via file-sharing platforms. Alternatively, some free applications hosted on many popular resources may also be disguised as helpful tools, whereas they may lead to the malicious scripts that injected the ransomware. Your personal caution to prevent the .roger virus attack matters a lot!
.roger ransomware is a infection that encrypts your data and presents a frustrating ransomware notice. Below is the screenshot depicting the ransomware note:
It says the following:
All your files have been encrypted! All your files have been encrypted due to a security problem with your PC. If you want to restore them, write us to the e-mail email@example.com Write this ID in the title of your message XXXXXX In case of no answer in 24 hours write us to theese e-mails:firstname.lastname@example.org You have to pay for decryption in Bitcoins. The price depends on how fast you write to us. After payment we will send you the decryption tool that will decrypt all your files. Free decryption as guarantee Before paying you can send us up to 1 file for free decryption. The files' total size must be less than 1Mb (non archived), and files should not contain valuable information. (databases, backups, large excel sheets, etc.) How to obtain Bitcoins The easiest way to buy bitcoins is LocalBitcoins site. You have to register, click 'Buy bitcoins', and select the seller by payment method and price. hxxps://localbitcoins[dot]com/buy_bitcoins Also you can find other places to buy Bitcoins and beginners guide here: hxxps://www.coindesk[dot]com/information/how-can-i-buy-bitcoins/ Attention! Do not rename encrypted files. Do not try to decrypt your data using third party software, it may cause permanent data loss. Decryption of your files with the help of third parties may cause increased price (they add their fee to our) or you can become a victim of a scam.
Remove [email@example.com].roger File Virus (Dharma)
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The is an excellent way to deal with recognizing and removing threats – using Gridinsoft Anti-Malware. This program will scan your PC, find and neutralize all suspicious processes3.
Download GridinSoft Anti-Malware.
You can download GridinSoft Anti-Malware by clicking the button below:
Run the setup file.
When setup file has finished downloading, double-click on the install-antimalware-fix.exe file to install GridinSoft Anti-Malware on your system.
An User Account Control asking you about to allow GridinSoft Anti-Malware to make changes to your device. So, you should click “Yes” to continue with the installation.
Press “Install” button.
Once installed, Anti-Malware will automatically run.
Wait for the Anti-Malware scan to complete.
GridinSoft Anti-Malware will automatically start scanning your system for Roger infections and other malicious programs. This process can take a 20-30 minutes, so I suggest you periodically check on the status of the scan process.
Click on “Clean Now”.
When the scan has finished, you will see the list of infections that GridinSoft Anti-Malware has detected. To remove them click on the “Clean Now” button in right corner.
How to decrypt .roger files?
You can download and use this decrypter that Kaspersky released if you were hit by .[firstname.lastname@example.org].roger extension.
You can download and use this decrypter that Avast released or this decrypter that Kaspersky released if you were hit by .roger extension.
What the next?
If the guide doesn’t help you to remove Roger infection, please download the GridinSoft Anti-Malware that I recommended. Also, you can always ask me in the comments for getting help. Good luck!
How to remove ROGER virus and restore PC?
Name: ROGER Virus
Description: Roger is a DHARMA family of ransomware-type infections. The virus encrypts important personal files (video, photos, documents). The infected files can be tracked by a specific “.[email@example.com].ROGER” extension. So, you can’t use them at all.
Operating System: WIndows
Application Category: Virus
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