The File Extensions Database


.FANTOM File Extension

  • Category: Ransomware encrypted Files

What is an .FANTOM file?

.FANTOM is Fantom ransomware affected file

File extension fantom seems to be mainly related to a one of the ransomware, this particular one labeled as Fantom. This ransomware masks itself as critical update for Windows to hide its true purpose.


How to open:

No known decrypter for fantom exists at this time.

How to convert:

Unless you manage to decrypt .fantom files, there is no way how to convert the original files to anything else.

How to solve problems with FANTOM files

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