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Ransomware Robin Hood

The Robin Hood ransomware has been active for many years, the first appearance was recorded in 2017, and since then there are numerous records of attacks and updates made on the malware.

During these years there were a few times when there were interruptions in the attacks, but the group always returned with attacks. And now at the end of this year, the group has returned with the attacks, perhaps because of the end of year festivities. Holidays and weekends are commonly used by cybercriminals to carry out attacks.

Robin Hood unlike other ransomware groups does not move laterally through a company’s network, instead after it has invaded a computer it disables all system shares with the company network, thus isolating the affected computer. The group attacks computers individually.

Apart from isolating the computer from the network, the malware stops 181 Windows services, including Windows Automatic Repair. After interrupting all services the ransomware starts the encryption process, after finishing the process a message “Have fun buddy :)))” is left. And the ransom note with instructions for the victim to contact the group is fixed on the desktop.

One of the best backups against a ransomware attack, besides protections such as antivirus, is backup. But the problem is that not all companies have a backup routine or have their backups online, ransomware groups have invested in developing for the malware to search for such backups.

Therefore, it is necessary to have offline and up-to-date backups. But in case, there are no such backups, the assistance of a company specializing in ransomware encrypted data recovery will be necessary.

Robin Hood Ransomware

Recover Files Encrypted by Robin Hood Ransomware

Digital Recovery is used to acting in critical scenarios, we can recover encrypted data without the need for the decryption key.

For more than two decades we have invested in the development of technologies suitable for data recovery. With this we were able to develop the Tracer, a technology capable of recovering virtually all enterprise data storage devices such as Databases, RAID Systems, Storages, Virtual Machines, and others.

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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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