Sekhmet Virus can lock all the documents and files on your PC and then force you to purchase the decryption key from it. Currently, it can infect many types of file, including:
PNG .PSD .PSPIMAGE .TGA .THM .TIF .TIFF .YUV .AI .EPS .PS .SVG .INDD .PCT .PDF .XLR .XLS .XLSX .ACCDB .DB .DBF .MDB .PDB .SQL .APK .APP .BAT .CGI .COM .EXE .GADGET .JAR .PIF .WSF .DEM .GAM .NES .ROM .SAV CAD Files .DWG .DXF GIS Files .GPX .KML .KMZ .ASP .ASPX .CER .CFM .CSR .CSS .HTM .HTML .JS .JSP .PHP .RSS .XHTML. DOC .DOCX .LOG .MSG .ODT .PAGES .RTF .TEX .TXT .WPD .WPS .CSV .DAT .GED .KEY .KEYCHAIN .PPS .PPT .PPTX ..INI .PRF Encoded Files .HQX .MIM .UUE .7Z .CBR .DEB .GZ .PKG .RAR .RPM .SITX .TAR.GZ .ZIP .ZIPX .BIN .CUE .DMG .ISO .MDF .TOAST .VCD SDF .TAR .TAX2014 .TAX2015 .VCF .XML Audio Files .AIF .IFF .M3U .M4A .MID .MP3 .MPA .WAV .WMA Video Files .3G2 .3GP .ASF .AVI .FLV .M4V .MOV .MP4 .MPG .RM .SRT .SWF .VOB .WMV 3D .3DM .3DS .MAX .OBJ R.BMP .DDS .GIF .JPG ..CRX .PLUGIN .FNT .FON .OTF .TTF .CAB .CPL .CUR .DESKTHEMEPACK .DLL .DMP .DRV .ICNS .ICO .LNK .SYS .CFG
As soon as Sekhmet Virus is loaded, a malicious extension will be added to the original extension. You cannot open any of these files and you will get a ransom note that asks you to purchase decryption key from virus maker. It demands you to buy Bitcoins to pay for the key so that their practices can escape from the track of the police.
Don’t buy decryption key from Sekhmet Virus maker! Many cases have shown that the virus maker may scam the victims. They paid lots of money to get the decryptor but finally just recovered several files, and there was no any after-sale support from the hacker. They just stop responding and then disappeared.
Under such circumstances, you should try some reliable solutions. First you should eliminate Sekhmet Virus and threats from your machine. After that you can seek help from legitimate data recovery software and tech companies.
Sekhmet Virus Removal Steps + Files Recovery
First and foremost, Don’t buy decryption key from virus maker ! We have seen many victims be scammed by hacker due to ransomware attack. They paid lots of money but never received the decryption key. Besides, even though the hacker sends you a real decryption key, your files may be still at risk, because you fund the hacker who have ability to develop advanced ransomware to encrypt your files again. Therefore, we firmly advice that you should not pay the ransom!
The right thing you should do now is to check entire PC and determine whether your system environment is safe or not. To do this, we recommend downloading SpyHunter Anti-malware to see whether it can detect files of ransomware or threat for you.
Ransomware or related threat may re-infect your files if the infections are still hiding on your computer. Once you can confirm that your system environment is safe, you can start to try legitimate decryption tools and see if they can restore files.
Step 1 – Download SpyHunter Anti-malware To Scan PC For Any Remaining Infections
– Once downloaded, Double-click SpyHunter-Installer.exe to install it:
– Once SpyHunter is installed and run, please click Start Scan Now to let it check entire system:
– Once SpyHunter detects malicious items or potential risks, you will need to register full version of SpyHunter to remove all detected items.
Step 2 – Try Legitimate Data Recovery Tools
It is extremely difficult to decrypt all the infected files once they are locked by Ransomware, which is developed with the most advanced hacker techniques. But please do not lose hope. The following sources may give you the best possibility to decrypt your files, it’s worth trying you luck with them.