What is ransomware

.REHA extension virus file-encrypting malware, generally known as ransomware, will encode your data. It really depends on which ransomware is accountable, but you may end up permanently losing your data. It is rather easy to get infected, which only adds to why it is so dangerous. Opening spam email attachments, clicking on malicious ads and bogus downloads are the most typical reasons why ransomware can infect. After contamination, the encoding process will be performed, and once it’s finished, you’ll be requested to give money in exchange for a way to decrypt data. Depending on what kind of data encoding malware you have, the sum requested will be different. If you are considering paying, look into other options first. Considering crooks will feel no obligation to recover your files, it’s probable they will just take your money. We wouldn’t be shocked if you were left with encrypted data, and there would be plenty more like you. Consider investing the money into backup, so that if this were to reoccur, you you would not lose your data. From USBs to cloud storage, there are many options, all you have to do is select. Terminate .REHA extension virus and then access your backup, if it was made prior to the infection, to restore data. This isn’t the last time you will get infected with some kind of malware, so you ought to prepare. If you want your system to be infection-free, it’s necessary to learn about malicious software and how it can enter your machine.


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File encrypting malware spread ways

Most ransomware use pretty basic distribution methods, which include spam email attachments and infected advertisements/downloads. Seldom, however, people get infected using more sophisticated methods.

It is possible you downloaded an infected email attachment, which would trigger the file encrypting malware to initiate. The method includes developers attaching the file encoding malware infected file to an email, which gets sent to many people. Those emails could seem urgent, usually talking about money or related issues, which is why users open them in the first place. You can expect the ransomware email to have a basic greeting (Dear Customer/Member/User etc), grammatical mistakes, encouragement to open the attachment, and the use of an established business name. Your name would certainly be used in the greeting if it was a legitimate company whose email ought to be opened. You might see company names like Amazon or PayPal used in those emails, as known names would make users trust the email more. It is also possible that you interacted with some malicious advertisement when on a questionable page, or downloaded something from a suspicious website. Compromised sites might be harboring infected advertisements, which if pressed could trigger malware to download. Avoid downloading from untrustworthy web pages, and stick to valid ones. Never download anything, whether it’s programs or updates, from ads or pop-ups. If an application was needed to be updated, you would be alerted via the application itself, not via your browser, and most update themselves anyway.

What happened to your files?

Because data encoding malware is able to permanently encode your data, it is considered to be one of the most dangerous malicious software out there. File encryption doesn’t take a long time, ransomware has a list of target files and locates all of them quite quickly. If your files have been encrypted by this file encrypting malicious software, you will notice that they have a file extension. Strong encryption algorithms will be used to lock your data, which could make decrypting files for free pretty difficult or even impossible. A ransom note will then appear, which should explain the situation. The creators/distributors of the ransomware will offer you a decryption utility, which you will evidently have to pay for, and that is not advised. You’re dealing with crooks, and how would you prevent them from just taking your money and not giving you a decryptor in exchange. Not only would you be risking losing your money, you would also be funding their future projects. These kinds of threats are estimated to have made an estimated $1 billion in 2016, and such a successful business will just attract more and more people. You may want to consider investing into backup with that money instead. If this type of situation reoccurred, you could just ignore it without worrying about losing your files. Delete .REHA extension virus if it is still present, instead of complying with the requests. You can avoid these types of infections, if you know how they are spread, so try to familiarize with its spread methods, in detail.

How to eliminate .REHA extension virus

For the process of terminating the ransomware from your system, you’ll need to obtain malicious program removal software, if it is not already present on your device. If you’re reading this, you may not be the most experienced when it comes to computers, which means you might end up harming your system if you try to uninstall .REHA extension virus yourself. Instead of jeopardizing your device, use reliable elimination software. Those tools are designed to identify and delete .REHA extension virus, as well as all other potential infections. If you scroll down, you can find instructions to assist you, if you are unsure about how to proceed. However unfortunate it may be, those utilities cannot help you decrypt your files, they will merely erase the threat. Sometimes, however, the data encrypting malicious program is decryptable, thus malware specialists can develop a free decryptor, so be on the look out for that.

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Learn how to remove .REHA extension virus from your computer

Step 1. Delete .REHA extension virus via Safe Mode with Networking

a) Windows 7/Windows Vista/Windows XP

  1. Start → Shutdown → Restart. win7-restart How to get rid of .REHA extension virus
  2. When it is restarting, start pressing F8 until Advanced Boot Options appear.
  3. Go down to Safe Mode with Networking. win7-safe-mode How to get rid of .REHA extension virus
  4. Once your computer loads, open your browser and download anti-malware software.
  5. Use it to delete .REHA extension virus.

b) Windows 8/Windows 10

  1. Click the power button from the Start menu, hold the key Shift and press Restart. win10-restart How to get rid of .REHA extension virus
  2. Access Troubleshoot, select Advanced options and press Startup settings. win-10-startup How to get rid of .REHA extension virus
  3. Go down to Enable Safe Mode and press Restart. win10-safe-mode How to get rid of .REHA extension virus
  4. Once your browser loads, open your browser and download anti-malware software.
  5. Use it to delete .REHA extension virus.

Step 2. Delete .REHA extension virus via System Restore

a) Windows 7/Windows Vista/Windows XP

  1. Start → Shutdown → Restart win7-restart How to get rid of .REHA extension virus.
  2. When it is restarting, start pressing F8 until Advanced Boot Options appear.
  3. Go down to Safe Mode with Command Prompt. win7-safe-mode How to get rid of .REHA extension virus
  4. In Command Prompt, enter cd restore and press Enter.
  5. Then type in rstrui.exe and press Enter. win7-command-prompt How to get rid of .REHA extension virus
  6. In the System Restore window that appears, click Next, select restore point, and press Next again.
  7. Press Yes.

b) Windows 8/Windows 10

  1. Click the power button from the Start menu, hold the key Shift and press Restart. win10-restart How to get rid of .REHA extension virus
  2. Access Troubleshoot, select Advanced options and press Command Prompt. win-10-startup How to get rid of .REHA extension virus
  3. In Command Prompt, enter cd restore and press Enter.
  4. Then type in rstrui.exe and press Enter. win10-command-prompt How to get rid of .REHA extension virus
  5. In the System Restore window that appears, click Next, select restore point, and press Next again.
  6. Press Yes.

Step 3. Recover your data

If ransomware has encrypted your files, it may be possible to recover them using one of the below mentioned methods. However, they will not always work, and the best way to ensure you do not lose your files is to have backup.

a) Method 1. Recover files via Data Recovery Pro

  1. Download Data Recovery Pro.
  2. Once it's installed, launch it and start a scan. data-recovery-pro How to get rid of .REHA extension virus
  3. If the program is able to recover the files, you should be able to get them back. data-recovery-pro-scan How to get rid of .REHA extension virus

b) Method 2. Recover files via Windows Previous Versions

If System Restore was enabled before you lost access to your files, you should be able to recover them via Windows Previous Versions.
  1. Find and right-click on the file you want to recover.
  2. Press Properties and then Previous Versions. win-previous-version How to get rid of .REHA extension virus
  3. Select the version and press Restore.

c) Method 3. Recover files via Shadow Explorer

If the ransomware did not delete Shadow Copies of your files, you should be able to recover them via Shadow Explorer.
  1. Download Shadow Explorer from shadowexplorer.com.
  2. After you install it, open it.
  3. Select the disk with the encrypted files, choose a date.
  4. If folders that you want to recover appear, press Export. shadowexplorer How to get rid of .REHA extension virus