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Stepik Ransomware

Stepik ransomware is highly dangerous, its attacks have produced damage around the world. Stepik uses strong AES and RSA encryption.

The files encrypted by it can only be accessed with the matrix decryption key, which is kept by the groups on a remote server, for each attack there is a specific key.

The main means of attacks used by the group are spam email campaigns, malicious advertisements, pirated or cracked software, fraudulent software updates and others. These are just the main means of attack, the group may use others.

Stepik ransomware targets devices with large amounts of stored data, such as Servers, Databases, Storages, RAID Systems, Virtual Machines and others.

Files encrypted by the ransomware are assigned the extension .stepik, these files become inaccessible. After the encryption is completed a file is created with the ransom terms, this file is named “RESTORE_FILES_INFO.txt”.

This file contains e-mails for the victim to contact the criminals, the commonly used e-mails are ‘steriok12132@tutanota.com and kukaJamba@tutanota.com’.

Ransomware Stepik

Recover Files Encrypted by Stepik Ransomware

Digital Recovery is specialized in the recovery of data encrypted by ransomware, in any storage device, whether HDs, SSD, Database, Servers, Virtual Machines, Storages, RAID Systems and others.

Our solutions are unique, we can recover the data even without the decryption key, we do not negotiate with Hackers.

All our processes were developed in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) so that there is total security for our customers.

With over 23 years of experience, we have developed unique technologies, we are at the forefront of encrypted data recovery. We can recover data remotely, from anywhere in the world.

Confidentiality of case information is guaranteed by the confidentiality agreement (NDA) we have with all our clients.

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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 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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