Reco ransomware is the cryptovirus that affects pictures, documents and other files with encryption once it gets on the system


Reco ransomware

Reco ransomware – malware that infects the system and locks personal files found on the computer to demand payment in Bitcoin. This crypto-extortion based threat focuses on file encryption and once that is done .reco gets added to the end of every file name. This file marker indicates which data got encoded and file placed on the desktop _readme.txt details what victims need to do to get their files back to a previous state. This is a version of the DJVU virus that got released in the first week of October, a few days after variants that use .noos and .boot extensions got discovered. Due to this fact that malware is associated with the criminal group, we don’t recommend paying or contacting them via any platform.

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