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Ransomware Ragnar Locker

Ragnar Locker Ransomware acts differently from other ransomware, because in addition to invading the system and encrypting the data, it also shuts down installed programs that could cause you some risk (such as software updaters and anti-malware) and that can somehow fight the ransomware attack and stop its system invasion.

This Ransomware emerged in late 2019, and like many other known ransomware variants, (such as BlackMatter, LockBit 2.0 and REvil) Ragnar Locker uses a double extortion technique, to “force” victims to pay, where data is locally encrypted and filtered before the ransom demand is made. And if the victim refuses to pay, their data is published on a website located on the dark web.

Ragnar Locker also features the “wall of shame,” where a list of victims recently attacked by them is published.

Ragnar Locker only attacks Windows operating systems, and these attacks are completely unobtrusive because the malware is only 55 kb in size.

The first thing they do after the invasion is language scanning on the user’s system. For Ransomware avoids some countries and concentrates on Europe, the United States and Latin America.

Ragnar Locker also attributes attacks to some big companies, such as EDP (Portugal’s energy supplier) and Capcom (game developer), these attacks were million dollar attacks, one example, the group demanded EDP 10 million dollars so they could unlock and not leak the company’s data (which was valued at 10 TB of data).

Ransomware Ragnar Locker

Recover Files Encrypted by Ragnar Locker Ransomware

Digital Recovery specializes in Ransomware recovery, performing 24×7 work in emergency mode. Our specialists are fully dedicated to the customer, from the first contact to the delivery of the data.

We have our own tool called Tracer, which through millions of calculations recovers the files (without the decryption key), this tool not only assists in the recovery but speeds up the recovery process, which is faster and more effective, to the customer’s satisfaction.

Our processes are compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and we also provide NDA (Confidentiality Agreement).

And this is the most secure alternative of all, encrypted data recovery.

If you have been a victim of Ragnar Locker ransomware contact our experts and start the recovery process 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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