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Ransomware Chaos

Chaos Ransomware has been active since June 2021, it is a .NET variant of the RYUK Ransomware. It is being offered for testing on underground forums.

Chaos has come a long way since its first appearance, at first it was much more of a destructive Trojan than a ransomware. But now in its current version it acts like ransomware, which aims to encrypt the victim’s data. 

The group uses the RaaS tactic, there are indications that the group was making the malware freely available on dark web forums, this may indicate that the group was seeking renown and to show its effectiveness with a free trial. 

This kind of tactic could lead to a spike in Chaos attacks, because any malicious person can access it and make attacks, on the other hand, the attacks become more structured. But this does not make it less lethal, because once it has access to the system it is able to encrypt it completely. 

Chaos follows the pattern of other groups by charging in bitcoins for the decryption key to be released so that the victim can access his files again. 

Although it may seem that paying the ransom is the only possible way, we maintain, it is not. Digital Recovery provides unique solutions for the recovery of files encrypted by ransomware, and can recover files even without the decryption key.

Chaos Ransomware

Recover Files Encrypted by Chaos Ransomware

We rely on the best experts in the field, who have the most sophisticated tools on the market at their disposal. The greatest differential of Digital Recovery is the ability to develop unique technologies, which allows us to accept cases that were dismissed by other companies. 

We have been working with highly complex data loss cases for more than 20 years, and today one of the biggest causes of data loss is ransomware attacks. We have received numerous clients who have had their data encrypted. 

We provide our clients with a confidentiality agreement (NDA), all data and information about the case is completely confidential. 

We know the urgency to recover the files in this case, so we provide our customers with the option to recover the data remotely and activate emergency mode recovery. These two solutions dramatically decrease the time it takes for the recovery process. 

Contact us and start recovering your data 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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