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Magniber Ransomware

The Magniber ransomware, was identified in 2017 by malware researcher, Michael Gillespie. The research points out that the group is a variant of the Cerber ransomware, and today it is already in its Magniber 2022 version.

Its main attack targets have been South Korea, which has already been the victim of invasions with losses as high as $1 million.
The malware hits computers in a different way than other ransomware that uses spam links, malicious websites, illicit programs and more. Magniber attacks directly through fake updates for Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Windows and Linux operating systems.

When entering a website, a pop-up appears saying that your browser or operating system is outdated, and gives you the option to click and download the update. After the victim clicks and downloads the data starts to be encrypted and becomes inaccessible.

Once the data is encrypted, Magniber adds an extension of random characters, making it difficult to search for a solution and encouraging the payment of ransom.

The ransomware also creates the ransom note in a .txt file that is left on the desktop. In it the group leaves the means for the victim to make the payment to receive the decryption key.

Usually, the channel of communication with the group and payment is done via TOR browser, where their domain is as My Dreyptor. And finally, payment is requested in Bitcoin.
Payment is never recommended in any scenario, as there is no guarantee that the key will be delivered after payment.
Magniber Ransomware

Recover Files Encrypted by Magniber Ransomware

Digital Recovery offers service on any type of device, whether Database, Storage, NAS, DAS, SAN on any RAID level. We have been in the recovery market for over 20 years, solving problems in data loss.

With the advance of ransomware attacks around the world, we specialize in the recovery of encrypted files. Our technologies allow us to recover data in a fast, secure manner.

To ensure our efficiency we work with the offer the Confidentiality Agreement (NDA).

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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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