Files with coverton file extension can be found as encrypted and renamed files affected by a variant of Coverton ransomware.

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COVERTON file extension - Coverton ransomware affected data

What is coverton file? How to open coverton files?

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Ransomware encrypted file type icon Ransomware encrypted file type

The ‚Äčcoverton file extension is most recently related to a new ransomware labeled as Coverton.

Much like similar ransomware it encrypts users files and demands ransom to be paid in bitcoins.

WARNING!: It seems that the authors of this particular ransomware are either amateurs or really evil, because even when you pay the ransom you won't get your data back and they remain encrypted.

Help how to open:

Such files can only be accessed again and recovered when you pay the ransom in bitcoins. You can also wait until new decrypter is made and available for public.

How to convert:

You cannot convert or recover *.coverton files without some decryption utility.

Related links:

Bleeping Computer security news about Coverton

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