.encrypted is Various ransomware affected file
Key Features: .ENCRYPTED File Extension
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What is an .ENCRYPTED file?
File extension encrypted is commonly used by various ransomware as a replacement for the original suffix after the files have been encrypted.
Literally, dozen different ransomware types use this extension, so if you find one of these on your drive, you have to determine the exact type based on the ransomware note that is usually found in affected folders.
Ransomware which use encrypted extension include: