The File Extensions Database


.BREAKING_BAD File Extension

  • Category: Ransomware encrypted Files

What is an .BREAKING_BAD file?

.BREAKING_BAD is Files1147@gmail(.)com ransomware affected file

The ​breaking_bad file extension is infamously associated with the Files1147@gmail(.)com ransomware that encrypts users files and demands ransom to decrypt them back. 

Affected files have this extension appendixed to the original file name.

Files1147@gmail(.)com ransomware uses one the following files as means of distribution:

  • doc_dlea podpisi.com
  • doc_dlea podpisi.rar
  • documenti_589965465_documenti.com
  • documenti_589965465_documenti.rar
  • documenti_589965465_doc.scr
  • doc_dlea podpisi.rar
  • неподтвержден 308853.scr
  • documenti dlea podpisi 05.08.2015.scr.exe
  • akt sverki za 17082015.scr

How to open:

We do not know about any posible way to recover files affected by this particular ransomware.

How to convert:

Not meant to be converted to anything else, at best you can recover the original files.

How to solve problems with BREAKING_BAD files

  • Associate the BREAKING_BAD file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any BREAKING_BAD file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.BREAKING_BAD files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the BREAKING_BAD file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .BREAKING_BAD is Files1147@gmail(.)com ransomware affected file. Because only the current version supports the latest BREAKING_BAD file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the manufacturer website after an available .BREAKING_BAD is Files1147@gmail(.)com ransomware affected file update.
  • To make sure that your BREAKING_BAD file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.