The File Extensions Database


.ENIGMA File Extension

  • Category: Ransomware encrypted Files

What is an .ENIGMA file?

.ENIGMA is Coverton ransomware affected file

The ​enigma file extension is most recently related to a new ransomware labeled as Coverton.

Much like similar ransomware it encrypts users files and demands ransom to be paid in bitcoins.

WARNING!: It seems that the authors of this particular ransomware are either amateurs or really evil, because even when you pay the ransom you won't get your data back and they remain encrypted.


How to open:

Such files can only be accessed again and recovered when you pay the ransom in bitcoins. You can also wait until new decrypter is made and available for public.

How to convert:

You cannot convert or recover .enigma files without some decryption utility.

How to solve problems with ENIGMA files

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