Ransomware
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0mega Ransomware

0mega is a new ransomware extension released in May 2022. The group uses double extortion strategies, just like LockBit and other hacker families.

The double extortion adopted by the ransomware variants, consists of in addition to charging a fee to recover the encrypted files, the groups threaten to expose the victim’s data if the negotiation does not take place.

The ransomware adds a “.0mega” extension to all infected files, blocking access and stealing the data. A ransom note called “DECRYPT-FILES.txt” is also inserted on the user’s desktop .

The 0mega ransom notes are customized for each victim. Containing company name, samples of stolen data and the link to their TOR domain. Only those who have suffered a ransomware attack have the login key to the site, as the ransom note has a blob (Binary Large Object) encoded in Base64. The group also contains a website dedicated to leaking corporate data that is being encrypted.

Currently the site claims to have access to over 150 gb stolen from a single target. And last month, one of the exposed companies was removed from the ransomware’s list, making the idea that ransom was held by the victim.

So far there is no information of amounts demanded by the 0mega and also the encryption algorithm has not been revealed.

Recuperar Ransomware 0mega

Recover Files Encrypted by 0mega Ransomware

0mega ransomware is just one of several malware families. Digital Recovery has been specializing in ransomware encrypted data recovery for years. We have developed methods to recover corrupted files on Database, Storage, NAS, DAS, SAN and any RAID level.

Due to the damage that data loss can cause, we offer services in emergency mode, providing a team of experts who will attend to your occurrence day and night without negotiating with hackers.

Our solution to deal with ransomware is totally remote, speeding up the recovery procedures. And for efficiency and success of our services, we operate within the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

A company’s data and information are extremely sensitive files, and to prevent files from being leaked, we have our own confidentiality agreement (NDA).

Digital Recovery is prepared for any data loss scenario. Contact us and request a diagnosis right 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 go unnoticed, so it can disable all system defences without being noticed and start the process of encrypting files. Even if ransomware goes unnoticed by the system, it can be noticed by the user, as it uses system resources to perform the encryption, which can slow down the system. Ransomware also changes file extensions. So look out for these signs: slowing down the system and adding extensions to files. To find out more, talk to our experts.
Yes, this is possible. You can restart the computer in safe mode, which will limit the action of the ransomware since the system resources will be locked. You can also disconnect the computer from the Internet, which can interrupt the hackers’ connection to your system, it should be noted that there are ransomwares that work even without being connected to the Internet. You can also run diagnostics to identify threats with your antivirus software, the vast majority of antivirus software 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 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. To find out more, talk to our experts.
Yes, the attacks mainly take place on holidays and weekends, in the early hours of the morning. These days are chosen because there are not many active users on the system, making it impossible to discover the attack before the encryption is complete. To find out more, talk to our experts.
The vast majority of ransomware uses RSA [Rivest-Shamir-Adleman] -2048 and AES [Advanced Encryption Standard] encryption. To find out more, talk to our experts.
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 specialised cybercrime departments that will investigate the attack. Next, check if your backups have been affected, if so, only a specialist data recovery company can recover your files, this is the next step. Contact Digital Recovery who will assist you in the full recovery of your files. To find out more, talk to our experts.
After contacting us and sending the affected media, we will diagnose the device to verify the extent of the damage caused by the ransomware, which will allow us to predict the duration of the process and provide the client with a budget. Once the budget is approved by the client, we begin the recovery process, for which we have proprietary software that can, with the help of our specialists, reconstruct the data. If the client opts for remote recovery, instead of sending us the media, they will send the encrypted files to a virtual environment, totally secure, so that we can access them. At the end of the process, we will perform a double check so that the customer can verify the integrity of the recovered files. Payment is only made once the files have been delivered and validated by the client. To find out more, talk to our experts.
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