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KelvinSecurity Ransomware

KelvinSecurity ransomware belongs to a very specific and not always malicious ransomware family.

The term “Hacker” is probably familiar to you, but you may not have heard of the categories that these cyber experts fall into. We call them Black Hat, White Hat, and Grey Hat.

This appellation is based on the old Western movies that were prominent in American popular culture, where the heroes wore white or light-colored hats while the villains wore black hats.

The KelvinSecurity ransomware falls into the GreyHat category, where its initial intentions are neither malicious (BlackHat) nor legal in the eyes of the law (WhiteHat).

Unlike WhiteHat, GreyHat do not expect to get a company’s permission to search for vulnerabilities in its security systems.

Once the attackable part of the system is uncovered, the group behind KelvinSecurity informs the company of the vulnerability by offering a service to fix the problem for a stipulated fee.

If the company ignores this gesture, there is nothing to stop hackers from exploiting the vulnerability and leaking the collected information. And that is the big difference between WhiteHat and GreyHat.

A GreyHat hacker is not limited by ethical hacking standards or an employment contract if a company chooses to ignore the warning.

Recently the KelvinSecurity group hacked into the systems of a Chilean bank, compromising 17,736 dataset records, including the bank’s confidential customer information.

We know that this will probably not be the last attack by the group, so you need to be prepared and in good company should such a scenario occur to you or your company.

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Recover Files Encrypted by KelvinSecurity Ransomware

Digital Recovery has been in the data recovery market for 23 years and due to the increasing amount of attacks, it specializes in recovering data encrypted by ransomware.

Using our proprietary technology, we can recover data from almost any storage system, including servers, databases, virtual machines, RAID systems, and more.

We also, of course, rely on a confidentiality agreement (NDA).

Most of the time, the recovery project is executed remotely, so your location should not be a hindrance to your company resuming its activities.

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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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