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Ransomware QNAPCrypt

The QNAPCrypt ransomware is a direct evolution of the eCh0raix ransomware. eCh0raix was known for making targeted attacks on QNAP and Synology NAS devices. After numerous successful attacks the group ceased attacks and later appeared as QNAPCrypt.

Unlike eCh0raix, QNAPCrypt has focused its attention exclusively on QNAP NAS, as its name already alludes to. For the vast majority of the time the most sensitive data for companies is stored on these devices.

This shows that the group’s attacks are not random and not focused on ordinary users, but on specific companies that have a large flow of information.

The group exploits known vulnerabilities in QNAP such as CVE-2021-28799, even though the update to fix this vulnerability has already been released, some companies do not pay attention to this and continue with their outdated systems.

The prices charged by QNAPCrypt vary according to the size of the company attacked and the amount of files encrypted. The amount charged for the release of the decryption key, must be done in cryptocurrency, usually Bitcoin.

Cryptocurrencies are the primary means of receiving ransom payments because they are virtually untraceable.

Encrypted files are given a new extension to their name, “.encrypt” is added, these files will be more available to the user.

After the encryption is finished, the ransomware locks the system and presents a ransom note named ‘README_FOR_DECRYPT.txt’, in it contains the necessary information for the victim to contact the group.

QNAPCrypt ransomware

Recover Files Encrypted by Ransomware QNAPCrypt

Digital Recovery specializes in recovering data encrypted by ransomware, and also specializes in NAS system. Which makes us perfect for recovering data encrypted by QNAPCrypt ransomware.

With over 20 years in the market, we specialize in recovering NAS, DAS and SAN Storages and any RAID level.

The entire process is totally confidential, and we guarantee this through the Confidentiality Agreement (NDA).

Our portfolio includes remote recovery, which can be done from anywhere in the world and on any storage device.

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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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