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Nefilim Ransomware

Nephilim ransomware first appeared in March 2020, and since then there have been numerous records of attacks by this group. The group’s main targets are companies with a turnover of more than $1 billion.

This type of strategy is called “Big Game Hunting“, some ransomware is developed specifically to target these companies, but that doesn’t take away from the fact that smaller companies will also be attacked by them.

Nefilim ransomware is famous for using exposed RDP ports, this is the operating system’s own port for remote access. The group takes advantage of this port to access the system.

After entering the system, the ransomware starts moving laterally in search of better credentials to access servers with more valuable files. Upon finding these files, they are copied and extracted to the criminals’ server, and after extraction, the original data is encrypted.

This data is used for double extortion, this tactic involves copying the files and extracting them and encrypting the stored originals. The encryption will paralyze the operation of the company, which is the first tactic implemented, if this does not force the company to pay the ransom, the stolen data is released at the group’s getaway location.

Nefilim Ransomware

Recover Files Encrypted by Nefilim Ransomware

Digital Recovery has achieved good results in ransomware encrypted data recovery, with over 20 years of experience we have created the maturity to tackle any data loss scenario.

We can recover data on virtually any storage device, whether HDDs, SSDs, Warehouses, Virtual Machines, RAID Systems, Databases and others.

All our processes are assured by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the NDA (Non-Disclosure Agreement). All recovered data is confidential, after the recovery process the client can achieve the integrity of the files.

In cases where shipping the affected device is not possible or recovery needs to be done quickly, we rely on remote recovery, which dramatically decreases the recovery time.

We also offer emergency recovery, where our labs operate with 24×7 availability.

We have helped our customers save millions of dollars when they choose our unique solutions.

Count on Digital Recovery to recover your data.

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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