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Ransomware BlackByte

The BlackByte ransomware is of the groups targeting large companies and their files, on their website allocated on the Dark Web they boast at least eleven companies that have had their data stolen.

The group uses the tactic of double extortion, which consists of breaking into the victim’s network, extracting and encrypting the files, files that will be used to blackmail the victim, forcing payment.

In its attacks the group used flaws in Microsoft Exchange’s system that allows remote access, after it manages to establish itself on the network, the malware installs a program for remote access, and thus starts the lateral movement.

This lateral movement aims to access more privileged computers that contain sensitive files for the company, thus being able to increase the ransom value exponentially.

The ransomware tries to reach as many files as possible to only then start encryption, the most precious target for the cybercriminals are the backups, in case the backups are reached the company will have no other option but to pay the ransom, but this is not entirely true.

For such cases there is encrypted data recovery, and Digital Recovery is an expert in this field. We can recover files that have been encrypted by BlackByte ransomware on any storage device.

BlackByte Ransomware

Recovering Files Encrypted by Ransomware BlackByte

For more than 20 years we have worked tirelessly to develop unique technologies that are suitable for data recovery, so we can recover encrypted data from HDDs, SSDs, Databases, Storages, Virtual Machines, RAID systems, Servers and others.

During the entire recovery process the client will be accompanied by one of our specialists, who will be able to clarify any doubts about the implemented steps.

We develop our solutions in accordance with NDA (Non-Disclosure Agreement).

We can also recover files remotely from anywhere in the world, and have emergency recovery mode to speed up the process even more.

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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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