Files with rekt file extension can be usually encountered as renamed files affected by the RektLocker ransomware.

There is one other file type using
the REKT file extension!

empty icon.rekt - HiddenTear (variant) ransomware affected file

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Software that open rekt file

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REKT file extension - RektLocker ransomware affected data

What is rekt file? How to open rekt files?

File type specification:

Ransomware encrypted file type icon Ransomware encrypted file type

The rekt file extension seems to be related to one of the ransomware called RektLocker.

When installed it will encrypt files using AES encryption and then append the .rekt extension to them.

The default software associated to open rekt file:

Hidden Tear Decrypter  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Michael Gillespie

Hidden Tear Decrypter is a free decryption program created by Michael Gillespie that allows you to decrypt files encrypted by Hidden Tear Ransomware variants.

Help how to open:

You can use Michael Gillespie's Hidden Tear Brute Forcer to try and get the decryption key for their files.

How to convert:

You will need to decrypt the files before you can convert the original.

Related links:

Ransomware August 2016 news about ransomware BleepingComputer website.

List of software applications associated to the .rekt 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 rekt file, edit rekt file, convert rekt file, view rekt file, play rekt file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in File-Extensions.org's database).

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Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting rekt files.

Software which is able to fix, repair or recover rekt file - RektLocker ransomware affected data

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

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