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ZEON Ransomware

The ZEON ransomware is the newest group on the worldwide ransomware scene, the group has made numerous attacks on businesses.

ZEON uses AES and RSA encryption, which are extremely effective, the .zeon extension is added to the affected files, for example the file image1.jpg will become image1.jpg.zeon.

Files with this extension can only be opened with the decryption key that is kept on a remote server controlled by the criminals.

Ransomware in general works in the same way, the malware breaks into the victim’s system through spam email campaigns, links on malicious websites, unofficial programs, brute force attacks and sometimes by accessing the unprotected RDP port.

After the invasion the ransomware has the ability to hide for some time in the operating system by disabling antivirus and any other program that could prevent or interrupt the encryption process.

After the end of the encryption process the system is locked and a ransom note that is left on the desktop, the note is written in a threatening tone for the victim to pay the ransom as soon as possible.

Payment is not indicated as the group gives no guarantee that the decryption key will actually be released after payment, the criminals have no ties to the victim.

The ransom must be paid via cryptocurrencies that are virtually untraceable, all communication with the criminals is done via the .TOR browser.

Even though the group says that it is impossible to recover the data without the decryption key, this is not true, Digital Recovery is able to recover the encrypted files without it.

Ransomware ZEON

Recover Files Encrypted by Ransomware ZEON

Digital Recovery has been in the data recovery market for over 23 years and specializes in the recovery of files encrypted by ransomware.

We can recover encrypted files on any storage device, be it Database, Storages, RAID Systems, Servers, Virtual Machines and others.

We have developed unique processes and technologies, this puts us ahead of other data recovery companies, we accept the challenge of analyzing any case of ransomware attack.

Our solutions are available for companies worldwide, we can offer this because we have the ability to recover data remotely.

Contact us and start advanced diagnostics now and recover your files.

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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