Files with darkness file extension can be often encountered on computers affected by the Rakhni type ransomware.

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Software that open darkness file

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DARKNESS file extension - Rakhni ransomware affected data

What is darkness file? How to open darkness files?

File type specification:

Ransomware encrypted file type icon Ransomware encrypted file type

The darkness file extension is typically related to files that were encrypted and renamed by Rakhni ransomware distributed via any of the following Trojans:

  • Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Rakhni
  • Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Agent.iih
  • Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Aura
  • Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Autoit
  • Trojan-Ransom.AndroidOS.Pletor
  • Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Rotor
  • Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Lamer
  • and Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Cryptokluchen

The default software associated to open darkness file:

Kaspersky Lab logoRakhniDecryptor  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Kaspersky Lab

RakhniDecryptor is a small utility used for removing Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Rakhni malicious software.

Help how to open:

You cannot open these files until you decrypt them successfully. There exist a decryptor from Kaspersky called RakhniDecryptor that may be of help.

How to convert:

You first need to decrypt the *.darkness file before you can convert the content.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .darkness file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open darkness file, edit darkness file, convert darkness file, view darkness file, play darkness file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Software which is able to fix, repair or recover darkness file - Rakhni ransomware affected data

Programs supporting the exension darkness on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about RakhniDecryptor for recover darkness file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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