Ransomware
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DemonWare Ransomware

DemonWare ransomware has applied an extremely dangerous strategy to businesses, employee grooming. The groups have sent out numerous emails to employees of large companies in order for them to become partners and install the ransomware.

While this tactic is very dangerous, because any access that a disgruntled employee provides renders all the protection the company has developed to prevent outside attacks virtually irrelevant, it shows that the group is still an amateur at not being able to break into systems with their own resources.

But then again, this group becomes dangerous because of the tactics they apply. They offer 40% of the ransom value for employee access.

DemonWare works like other ransomware by encrypting data. In the process of encrypting the information, the affected files change their extension to “.DEMON”. After that, it creates messages in pop-up windows, and creates a “README.txt” file.

Within that ransom note is a link to a site to resolve payment for the decryption key.

Ransomware DemonWare

Recover Files Encrypted by DemonWare Ransomware

We at Digital Recovery have been in the data recovery market for over 20 years, we recover various types of devices, such as: RAID Systems, Database, Storage, Servers, small devices such as HD, SSD, among others.

We have developed exclusive technologies capable of recovering files encrypted by ransomware of any extension and stored on any device.

During the entire process, the customer is accompanied by our specialist. Our processes are exclusive, and were developed based on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), because data security is essential to our company.

We provide all our clients with a confidentiality agreement (NDA), so all information about the company and files recovered are highly confidential.

Our technologies enable us to recover data from anywhere in the world via remote recovery.

Contact our experts and start the recovery process 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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