.x1881 Extension Virus : A New CryptoMix Version
.x1881 Extension Virus identified as a new version of an infamous CryptoMix ransomware virus. In comparison with older version, there are minimal changes in this new variant of CryptoMix infection. One of the most distinguishable of them is a different file extension that it used to append the name of encoded files. After encrypting the infected system files, it appends a file extension reported as '.x1881' onto every enciphered files and then demands the ransom money by displaying a ransom notification named '_HELP_INSTRUCTION.txt' file. Besides, the email address associated with the developers of .x1881 Extension Virus mentioned in the ransom notification are identified as:
Moreover, it continues the tradition of other ransomware threats which uses 11 RSA-1024 keys and grants the possibility to work offline. It also leaves its malicious registry entries onto your Registry editor. Luckily, the majority of anti-virus programs already detected the presence of .x1881 Extension Virus onto the cyber space. Unfortunately, it disguises under the name of random executable file. In case, if you have been struck with such malicious cyber unfortunate, it is strongly not recommended to pay the asked ransom money, because a while ago, the security researchers at AVAST have released a free decrypter for CryptoMix ransomware.
Transmission Peculiarities of .x1881 Extension Virus