Files with vvv suffix can be lately found as renamed encrypted archives affected by infamous TeslaCrypt 3.0. ransomware.

There are 2 other file types using
the VVV file extension!

empty icon.vvv - Virtual Volumes View data

empty icon.vvv - Driver 3 VVV data

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VVV file extension - TeslaCrypt 3.0 ransomware encrypted file

What is vvv file? How to open vvv files?

File type specification:

Ransomware encrypted file type icon Ransomware encrypted file type

The vvv file extension is most recently associated with infamous ransomware known as TeslaCrypt. In it's latest reincarnation this malicious software encrypts and locks users data and renames to many different extension, including vvv.

It also leaves instructions and ransom demands in a special text file "HELP_RESTORE_FILES.txt" file found in affected folders.

This particular version of TeslaCrypt was discovered in early 2016.

The default software associated to open vvv file:

TeslaDecoder  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:

TeslaDecoder is a free utility that helps users recover their files affected by TeslaCrypt virus. Older versions of the affected files are recovered automatically, for newer ones users have to follow instructions how to crack their own encryption key and recover the files manually.

AVG Technologies (Grisoft) logoAVG Decryptor for TeslaCrypt  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
AVG Technologies (Grisoft)

AVG Decryptor for TeslaCrypt is a small utility for decrypting some of the earlier variants of TeslaCrypt ransomware.

Help how to open:

Tools like TeslaDecoder may perhaps help you with unlocking your data even without paying the ransom.

How to convert:

There is no way how to convert affected the files, you first have to purge the virus from your system and then hope for some decoding tool to appear on internet.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .vvv 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 vvv file, edit vvv file, convert vvv file, view vvv file, play vvv file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Suggested apps for recording vvv file - TeslaCrypt 3.0 ransomware encrypted file

Programs supporting the exension vvv on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for record vvv file action.

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with vvv file by default:
AVG Decryptor for TeslaCrypt
Other suggested software:
Trend Micro Ransomware File Decryptor

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