Virus Name: .gamma file virus
Categories: Trojan, Trojan Horse, Worm, Rootkit
Detailed Description of .gamma file virus
.gamma file virus is extremely vicious ransomware which victimizes a great deal of PC users and extorts lots of money from them. You may have little knowledge about with this ransomware when hearing “.gamma file virus”, but when we talking about RSA ransomware or .gamma file virus, you must have known what these evils are, and you will find that the .gamma file virus did the same evil thing to your system as the .gamma file virus virus. Obviously, .gamma file virus is another new files encryption virus with a different name. It is designed to encrypt files on infected pc or lock Windows system and ransom money from the victims.
According to researchers from our team, .gamma file virus is capable of encrypting almost all major files on the infected machine, such as photos, videos, MS Office files, .pdf, and .txt extension files. Once it made it, it left a TXT file or BMP file to tell you what have happened to you files and what you should do to get your files back, that is to pay around $500 to buy the description key. It also warns that your files will be lost forever if you do not pay within 24 hours or 48 hours. This is the typical way that hacker makes money, to encrypt files and scare you to send the random money.