The File Extensions Database


.LEGION File Extension

  • Developer by: AVG Technologies (Grisoft)
  • Category: Ransomware encrypted Files

What is an .LEGION file?

.LEGION is Legion ransomware affected file

File extension legion is mainly related to  variant of a ransomware labeled as Legion that is distributed via e-mails, encrypts users files and them demands ransom in bitcoins for their recovery.

Example: example.docx._23-06-2016-20-27-23_$f_tactics@aol.com$.legion


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 .legion files without some decryption utility.

How to solve problems with LEGION files

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