Files with xyz file extension can be found as renamed encrypted archives affected by infamous TeslaCrypt ransomware.

There are 5 other file types using
the XYZ file extension!

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XYZ file extension - TeslaCrypt ransomware encrypted data

What is xyz file? How to open xyz files?

File type specification:

Ransomware encrypted file type icon Ransomware encrypted file type

The xyz file extension is also known to be used for one of the 2015 variants o TeslaCrypt ransomware.

This malicious software encrypts and locks users data and renames the extension to one of the many options, including xyz.

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

Note: A new "We Are Anonymous" themed variant of Jigsaw ransomware encountered in July 2016 also uses this extension, most likely to parasite on its reputation.

The default software associated to open xyz 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.

Help how to open:

Tools like TeslaDecore 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 .xyz 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 xyz file, edit xyz file, convert xyz file, view xyz file, play xyz file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Software which is able to fix, repair or recover xyz file - TeslaCrypt ransomware encrypted data

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

Microsoft Windows:

Main software associated with xyz file by default:
Other suggested software:
Trend Micro Ransomware File Decryptor

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