Files with encrypted suffix can be found as encrypted and renamed files affected by the KeRanger OS X or Apocalypse ransomware.
There is one other file type using
the ENCRYPTED file extension!
.encrypted - Donald Trump ransomware affected file
Software that works with encrypted file extension
ENCRYPTED file extension - KeRanger OS X ransomware affected file
What is encrypted file? How to open encrypted files?
File type specification:
File extension encrypted is most recently related to a new ransomware for MacOS operating system labeled as KeRanger.
Much like similar ransomware it encrypts users files and demands ransom to be paid in bitcoins.
This particular ransomware is distributed with infected Transmission Bittorent client.
Affected file extensions:
- Documents: .doc, .docx, .docm, .dot, .dotm, .ppt, .pptx, .pptm, .pot, .potx, .potm, .pps, .ppsm, .ppsx, .xls, .xlsx, .xlsm, .xlt, .xltm, .xltx, .txt, .csv, .rtf, .tex
- Images: .jpg, .jpeg
- Audio and video: .mp3, .mp4, .avi, .mpg, .wav, .flac
- Archives: .zip, .rar., .tar, .gzip
- Source code: .cpp, .asp, .csh, .class, .java, .lua
- Database: .db, .sql
- Email: .eml
- Certificate: .pem
and more than 300 others.
Note: Another ransomware called Apocalypse that was first encountered in June 2016 also seems to us this extension. But it does not appear to be the same as KeRanger.
Also Smrss32 Ransomware pretends to be this ransomware and uses same suffix.
The default software associated to encrypted file type:
Company or developer:
AVG Technologies (Grisoft)
AVG Decryptor for Apocalypse is a small utility for decrypting some of the earlier variants of Apocalypse ransomware.
List of recommended software applications associated to the .encrypted file extension
Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file: like open encrypted file, edit encrypted file, convert encrypted file, view encrypted file, play encrypted file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).
- Record encrypted file
Suggested apps for recording encrypted file - KeRanger OS X ransomware affected file
Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for record encrypted file action.