Ransomware
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Exorcist Ransomware

Exorcist ransomware has appeared on Russian dark web forums looking for affiliates willing to carry out attacks with its malware, the group offers 70% of the ransom to its affiliates.

This tactic is called RaaS (Ransomware as a Service), which is the outsourcing of attacks, is used to expand the group’s influence. Affiliates have a certain amount of freedom to carry out attacks, one of the few restrictions being attacks on countries that are members of the former Soviet Union.

Several ransomware groups treat these countries with a certain fear, the best explanation is that these groups control their attacks from these countries and do not want the attention of the authorities, so they target their attacks on Western countries mainly.

Exorcist uses AES 256 + RSA 4096 encryption, this combination of algorithms increases the reliability of the encryption, making it virtually impossible to break without the decryption key that the group keeps on a remote server.

All files affected by ransomware are given an extension with a sequence of random characters, this extension is the same for all files, and the ransom note also carries the random characters in its name.

On the ransom note are all the necessary information for the victim to contact the criminals and pay the ransom, even though the group gives no guarantee that they will actually release the decryption key after payment.

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Recover Files Encrypted by Exorcist Ransomware

Digital Recovery specializes in the recovery of data encrypted by ransomware, without the need for the decryption key. We have more than 23 years of experience in the data recovery market.

We act in the most complex scenarios of data loss by ransomware attacks, acting with high precision and agility.

We do not negotiate with hackers, we keep all the information about the process confidential, we guarantee this through the confidentiality agreement (NDA).

We develop technologies that can be applied remotely, our solutions can be executed in companies around the world.

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Ransomware Recovery FAQ

Every day, ransomware attacks get better and better. After a successful attack attempt, ransomware quickly maps the user’s most important files to begin encryption. Microsoft Office files, databases, PDFs and design are among its main targets.

Ransomware is designed to be unnoticeable, so it can disable all system defenses without being noticed and start the process of encrypting the files. Even though ransomware can go unnoticed by the system, it can still be noticed by the user, because ransomware uses the system’s own resources to do the encryption, this can slow down the system. Ransomware also changes file extensions. So be on the lookout for these signs: System slowdown and extensions being added to files.

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Yes, it is possible. You can restart the computer in safe mode which will limit the ransomware’s action as system resources will be locked. You can also disconnect the computer from the Internet which can interrupt the hackers’ connection to your system, it is worth remembering that there is ransomware that works even without being connected to the Internet. You can also start the diagnostics to identify threats with your antivirus, the vast majority of antiviruses have this function.
But there are cases where the encryption was interrupted by the user, some files had already been affected and this caused an error in the encryption and even the hackers could not restore the files, even with the decryption key. In these cases only a data recovery company, such as Digital Recovery, can recover the files.

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Yes, attacks usually happen mainly on holidays and weekends during the early morning hours. These days are chosen because there are not many active users on the system, which prevents the attack from being discovered before the encryption is completed.

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The vast majority of ransomware uses RSA [Rivest-Shamir-Adleman]-2048 and AES [Advanced Encryption Standard] encryption.

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First of all, do not pay the ransom. No matter what the hackers say, there is no guarantee that the decryption key will actually be released after the ransom is paid.
The first thing to do is to inform the authorities about the attack, governments have specialized cybercrime departments that will investigate the attack. After that, check if your backups were affected, if they were, only a company specialized in data recovery can recover your files, this is the next step. Contact Digital Recovery who will assist you in the complete recovery of your files.

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After first contacting us and sending the affected media we will diagnose the device to check the extent of the damage caused by the ransomware, with this we can project the duration of the process, and provide the budget to the customer. After the budget is approved by the customer, we start the recovery process, for this we have exclusive software that can, with the help of our specialists, reconstruct the data.
If the customer opts for remote recovery, instead of sending us the media, he/she will send the encrypted files to a virtual environment, which is totally safe, so that we can access them.
After the end of the process we will do a double check so that the customer can verify the integrity of the recovered files.
Payment is only made after delivery of the files and validation of the same by the client.

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