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Admin Locker Ransomware ​

The Admin Locker ransomware was first seen in December 2021, the group uses a junction of the RSA and AES algorithms for encryption, this algorithm is extremely complex and produces a decryption key that only the group has access to.

The Admin Locker targets all files stored on the device as well as backup system so that all possibilities to restore the files are compromised.

The group uses numerous strategies to break into the victim’s system, the most used are by distributing pirated media, game cracks, software activators, but these are not the only ways the group can exploit other strategies such as spam email campaigns, phishing, among others.

The group adds extensions to the encrypted files, they are: .admin1, .admin2, .admin3, .1admin, .2admin or .3admin. All files with these extensions cannot be opened without the decryption key.

The group leaves a file on the desktop with the ransom terms as well as explaining how what happened to the victim’s files, some threats that the files can only be accessed with the help of the groups, and a link to the TOR browser for the victim to contact and negotiate the ransom amount.

The ransom amounts can easily reach thousands of dollars and there is no guarantee from the group that the key will even be released after payment.

Recover Admin Locker Ransomware

Recover Files Encrypted by Admin Locker Ransomware

Digital Recovery has been operating in the data recovery market for over 23 years, and has specialized in the recovery of files encrypted by ransomware, in the vast majority of storage devices, such as Database, Storages, RAID System, Virtual Machines, Servers and others.

Our experts are highly qualified and have developed solutions that can be applied remotely, we can recover data in any company in the world. Our processes were developed based on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

We provide all our clients with the confidentiality agreement (NDA), as we know that confidentiality in these cases of ransomware attacks is vital.

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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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