Ransomware is back!
So far I ve heard about various types of malwares. Today, ransomware joined the list. And I ve been slow, very slow in realising it! Apparently its been around since 2004! Perils of not being a window user I guess :P
Well, let's begin with what its all about -
ALL YOUR PERSONAL FILES WERE ENCRYPTED WITH A STRONG ALGORYTHM RSA-1024 AND YOU CAN'T GET AN ACCESS TO THEM WITHOUT MAKING OF WHAT WE NEED!
READ 'HOW TO DECRYPT' TXT-FULE ON YOUR DESKTOP FOR DETAILS
JUST DO IT AS FAST AS YOU CAN!
REMEMBER: DON'T TRY TO TELL SOMEONE ABOUT THIS MESSAGE IF YOU WANT TO GET YOUR FILES BACK! JUST DO ALL WE TOLD.
Note: Emphasis not mine.
This is the text of the message that gets displayed on an affected computer.
The how to file on destop contains the following:
HOW TO DECRYPT FILES - Notepad
All your personal files (photo, documents, texts, databases, certificates, kwm-files, video) have been encrypted by a very strong cypher RSA i024 The
original files are deleted You can check this by yourself ]ust iook for
files in all folders
ThErE is no possibility to decrypt these files without a special decrypt
pro ram' Nobody can help you even don t try to find another method or tell
anybody Also after n days all encrypted files be completely deleted and
you Wi i have no chance to get it back
we can help to solve this task for i20$ via wire transfer (bank transfer
SWIFTXIBAN) And remember any harmful or bad words to our side will be a reason
for ignoring your message and nothing will be done
For details ou have to send your request on this e maii (attach to message a
fuii seriai ey shown below iD this how to.. file on desktop).
E14 314 F661EF3 56D1163 2A2 E495104 6F4 D014 5 5 5AE28E047FFF32394009593 544 D2AFC9E15F4 5B50
821E864 OAE5BFF273A66A6D010930322 5 5C2 EEDB91A9E6F6CCCEA4 E92 0184 E413 7F6EOBE7F7CD83D
Don't hesitate and turn off your PC, pull out the power cable if this is fastest!
All the above has been sourced from here:
Will put up somemore as and when I read more!
PS: The above howto file was converted to text using OCR from http://www.free-ocr.com/