For the alarming growth of ransomware attacks, we specialise in recovering ransomware.
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Digital Recovery is a company that has been in the data recovery market for over 20 years. In all these years down the road, few scenarios have been as challenging as recovering Ransomware.
Despite the great difficulty in recovering encrypted data, our engineering department has advanced every day and we have achieved great and expressive results for our customers. We have surely already avoided millions of pounds in losses to them.
According to a document published by a finance company (Chainalysis, a global consulting, analysis and market intelligence company focused on blockchains and with an emphasis on bitcoins), in 2020 alone, there was an increase of more than 300% in ransom requests involving cyber attacks with stolen data. This shows that attacks continue to grow alarmingly.
With hundreds of ransomwares operating in the market and new even more advanced families appearing every day, we can classify Ransomware into the following categories:
It encrypts the files preventing them from being used. Although the files are encrypted, it is possible for the user to boot the operating system and view the blocked files.
If your project had a negative diagnosis or the execution time does not meet your expectations, we accept the challenge of analysing your case.
Digital Recovery is a company specialising in data recovery in cases of cyber attacks, including all types of Ransomware. We have a specialised division that can work in a dedicated 24x7x365 mode to handle convoluted cases of any type.
We have a specialised technical team with good results in the recovery of Databases, Virtual Machines and File Servers.
We develop software and hardware technologies that enable us to act with accuracy and flexibility in the advanced diagnostic processes to recover ransomware. The establishment of these technologies – several of them for exclusive and proprietary use – made Digital Recovery always remain at the forefront.
One of our technologies, called Tracer, is capable of generating differentiated results to decrypt ransomware in Virtual Machines, Databases and RAID Systems. Through millions of calculations and analysis of millions of records, this technology makes it achievable to drastically reduce the execution time of projects, as well as increasing success rates to almost 100% in many situations.
In addition to providing services to governments, financial institutions and small, medium and large companies, Digital Recovery also provides services to other companies that are also active in the data recovery field.
We also have technologies that allow us to remotely assess and recover your data. If you want to try our remote service, contact one of our experts.
If you need it, we can also provide you with a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) in a language of your preference. If necessary, please discuss this with one of our experts.
Being fully aware of the pressure and seriousness levels that exist in Data Centres and Cloud Computing environments, we also offer 24x7x365 urgent care. This kind of service provides our customers with the possibility of offering services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
There is still hope for your lost data, our entire team is at your company's disposal.
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Every day, Ransomware attacks are advancing. After a successful attack attempt, the ransomware quickly maps the user’s most important files to begin encryption. Microsoft Office files, databases, PDF and design files are among its top targets.
Most of the time yes. Usually the attack happens through virtual ports that were opened by malicious applications that were downloaded from the web. Another very common way is through emails received with attachments or links to websites strategically created to harm users. Your computer may be defenseless simply by opening the attachment or clicking the malicious link.
Hackers usually leave threatening messages on the affected machines. But if the information is not important or if you have a backup, by the time you format your computer and take precautions not to get infected again, nothing will happen. There is a new type of attack where hackers hijack your information and if you don’t accept to pay the ransom they threaten to spread your information on the internet.
I don’t think it’s possible to explain this matter with a simple answer. But let’s put just a few bullets on the subject below. The best option is to hire a consulting company or a professional specialised in the data recovery field.
As with a large-scale robbery there is a high level of planning, with a ransomware attack as well.
For a thief to enter a house it is necessary someone to open the door or he must find a way to bypass the security systems. Besides, a hacker will try to place “bad seeds” inside your computer so that it can open the door for him. These such seeds can be dubious programmes downloaded from the internet or sent via email. If he is incapable to infiltrate these “bad seeds” the work will be more difficult.
Once the programme is installed on the user’s computer, it will open the door and warn the hacker that he has a machine available for invasion. Once this is done, the data encryption process starts.
After attacking the machine, the Ransomware can easily spread to infect the machines on the network with the main target being the servers. If servers are hacked, the entire company will be affected.
Yes. Holidays and weekends are the preferred days for cyber attacks. The reason for this is because on these dates there are far fewer people active in computer network security.
Only in 2020 it is estimated that payments of more than 400 million pounds were made for Ransomware attacks around the world.
In 2021, more than 20 million ransomware attacks were registered only in the United Kingdom, up 151% compared to 2020.
Firstly, with 29% of attacks, the invasion is due to downloading infected files or clicking on pernicious link. Secondly, with 21% of cases, via RDP [Remote Desktop Protocol], which is a means of access to provide remote access to Windows machines.
Currently, it is Ragnar Locker that uses the Windows virtual machine system to perform infections and block files and databases in the environment.
A high consumption of processing, memory and disk access, are suspicious behaviours, which need to be investigated in depth, in order to assess if there is an attack in progress.
As 65% of attacks in 2020 involved data in the cloud, we can say from the numbers that the risk is still in evidence, even with all the data in the cloud [Amazon and Microsoft].
In 15% of attacks that occurred in the last year, administrators managed to interrupt the propagation process, even after the invasion was successful, thus avoiding further damage to the environment.
There are some options on the market and usually in the product description the keyword “protection against digital risks” appear. Due to the large number of cyber attacks, in some countries such as France, insurance companies are blocking payment linked to ransom from insurance coverage.