The File Extensions Database


.DHARMA File Extension

  • Category: Ransomware encrypted Files

What is an .DHARMA file?

.DHARMA is CrySiS ransomware affected file

File extension dharma seems to be mainly related to one of the strains of CrySIS ransomware. This particular version of CrySiS variant appends the .[email_address].DHARMA suffix to encrypted files.


How to open:

As far as we know, there is no decryptor for .dharma files available.

How to convert:

Unless you decrypt the files first, there is no way to convert them to anything else.

How to solve problems with DHARMA files

  • Associate the DHARMA file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any DHARMA file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.DHARMA files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the DHARMA 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 .DHARMA is CrySiS ransomware affected file. Because only the current version supports the latest DHARMA file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the manufacturer website after an available .DHARMA is CrySiS ransomware affected file update.
  • To make sure that your DHARMA file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.