[email protected] Globe Ransomware Virus (Removal Steps and Protection Updates)

[email protected] Globe ransomware is a new variant of the newer version of Globe which has been used in campaigns against individuals worldwide. To learn more about the threat and how to remove existing infections read our removal guide.

[email protected] Globe

File Extensions
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Solution #1
You can skip all steps and remove [email protected] Globe with the help of an anti-malware tool.

Solution #2
[email protected] Globe ransomware can be removed manually, though it can be very hard for most home users. See the detailed tutorial below.

Spam Email Campaigns, malicious ads & etc.

[email protected] Globe Ransomware Description

The [email protected] Globe ransomware is the newest malware threat that is actively used in attack campaigns against computer users globally.

Upon infection it follows the typical Globe family behavior by dropping malicious files into some of the Microsoft Windows system folders such as:

  • %AppData%
  • %Roaming%
  • %Temp%
  • %Local%
  • %User’s Profile%
  • %Windows%

The virus can also modify the registry entries or create new ones to make itself a persistent threat.

Its built-in encryption engine targets the most popular file type extensions that are used by a variety of data – videos, images, audio files, documents, database files and etc.

When the encryption is complete the [email protected] extension is added to the compromised files.

How to Remove Globe Ransomware and Decrypt [email protected] Data

If you are a victim of the [email protected] Globe ransomware variant, you should first create a copy of all encrypted files and follow the Emsisoft’s instructions for their free decryptor. But first, you should instantly remove all malicious Globe files that are on your computer. You can perform both manual and automatic removal. Below you can find detailed instructions how to proceed with the removal process. For best results and future protection, it is advisable to use the help of an advanced anti-malware tool. Stay safe!

[email protected] Globe Ransomware Distribution

The [email protected] Globe ransomware is primarily distributed via the usual Globe family means – spam email messages with malicious attachments and/or links, infected software bundles downloaded from untrusted sites or P2P networks and etc.

[email protected] Globe Ransomware Removal

For a faster solution, you can run a scan with an advanced malware removal tool and delete [email protected] Globe completely with a few mouse clicks.

STEP I: Start the PC in Safe Mode with Network
This will isolate all files and objects created by the ransomware so they will be removed efficiently.

    1) Hit WIN Key + R


    2) A Run window will appear. In it, write “msconfig” and then press Enter
    3) A Configuration box shall appear. In it Choose the tab named “Boot
    4) Mark “Safe Boot” option and then go to “Network” under it to tick it too
    5) Apply -> OK

Or check our video guide – “How to start PC in Safe Mode with Networking

STEP II: Show Hidden Files

    1) Open My Computer/This PC
    2) Windows 7

      – Click on “Organize” button
      – Select “Folder and search options
      – Select the “View” tab
      – Go under “Hidden files and folders” and mark “Show hidden files and folders” option

    3) Windows 8/ 10

      – Open “View” tab
      – Mark “Hidden items” option


    4) Click “Apply” and then “OK” button

STEP III: Enter Windows Task Manager and Stop Malicious Processes

    1) Hit the following key combination: CTRL+SHIFT+ESC
    2) Get over to “Processes
    3) When you find suspicious process right click on it and select “Open File Location
    4) Go back to Task Manager and end the malicious process. Right click on it again and choose “End Process
    5) Next you should go folder where the malicious file is located and delete it

STEP IV: Remove Completely [email protected] Globe Ransomware Using SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool

Manual removal of [email protected] Globe requires being familiar with system files and registries. Removal of any important data can lead to permanent system damage. Prevent this troublesome effect – delete [email protected] Globe ransomware with SpyHunter malware removal tool.

SpyHunter anti-malware tool will diagnose all current threats on the computer. By purchasing the full version, you will be able to remove all malware threats instantly. Additional information about SpyHunter / Help to uninstall SpyHunter

STEP V: Repair Windows Registry

    1) Again type simultaneously the Windows Button + R key combination
    2) In the box, write “regedit”(without the inverted commas) and hit Enter
    3) Type the CTRL+F and then write the malicious name in the search type field to locate the malicious executable
    4) In case you have discovered registry keys and values related to the name, you should delete them, but be careful not to delete legitimate keys

Further help for Windows Registry repair

STEP VI: Recover Encrypted Files

    1) Use present backups
    2) Restore your personal files using File History

      – Hit WIN Key
      – Type “restore your files” in the search box
      – Select “Restore your files with File History
      – Choose a folder or type the name of the file in the search bar


      – Hit the “Restore” button

    3) Using System Restore Point

      – Hit WIN Key
      – Select “Open System Restore” and follow the steps


STEP VII: Preventive Security Measures

    1) Enable and properly configure your Firewall.
    2) Install and maintain reliable anti-malware software.
    3) Secure your web browser.
    4) Check regularly for available software updates and apply them.
    5) Disable macros in Office documents.
    6) Use strong passwords.
    7) Don’t open attachments or click on links unless you’re certain they’re safe.
    8) Backup regularly your data.

SpyHunter anti-malware tool will diagnose all current threats on the computer. By purchasing the full version, you will be able to remove all malware threats instantly. Additional information about SpyHunter / Help to uninstall SpyHunter

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Author : Martin Beltov

Martin graduated with a degree in Publishing from Sofia University. As a cyber security enthusiast he enjoys writing about the latest threats and mechanisms of intrusion.

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