Ransomware
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Ransomware BlackShadow

The BlackShadow ransomware emerged in mid-2021, soon after emerging, it began a series of attacks and data leaks. One of the most attention-grabbing attacks was on Israel’s Machon Mor medical institute, the leak included medical records of about 290,000 patients.

The directory that was stolen and leaked includes various information, about blood tests, treatments, appointments for gynecologists, CT scans, ultrasounds, colonoscopies, vaccinations for flights abroad, and others.

The ransomware group also made a major attack on a dating site’s database by gaining access to the platform’s customer records.

BlackShadow asks for a fixed ransom of $1 million in bitcoins, and if the ransom is not paid within 48 hours, the company’s data is leaked on the group’s website.

After the data leak, the group leaves the following message: “48 hours ended! Nobody send us money. This is not the end, we have more plan.” And even after the leak, the company’s data will remain encrypted.

Remaining with encrypted files can paralyze the company’s operation causing a loss that can easily exceed the amount requested as ransom by the criminals. Given this, it may seem that the best way out is to pay the ransom, and get your data back again. This is not the best way out, there are companies that specialize in recovering data encrypted by ransomware.

Ransomware BlackShadow

Recovering Files Encrypted by Ransomware BlackShadow

Digital Recovery specializes in the recovery of files that have been encrypted by any ransomware extension on any storage device, whether HD, SSD, Database, Servers, Storages, Virtual Machines, RAID systems and others.

We create exclusive processes to meet the real needs of each client, during the entire process the client is accompanied by a specialist who will report on each stage of the recovery.

Make available to our customers the confidentiality agreement (NDA). The entire process is done in a totally secure environment.

In cases where sending the device is not possible, we can recover the files remotely, which will speed up the recovery process.

Contact our experts and start the recovery process now!

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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