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Ransomware alert! .locked / readme_txt <- extensions

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#1 sysmatt


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Posted 06 June 2018 - 01:18 PM

RE: SHA1: 1b1b497407200f2e688d0e6d91325c1e0be2cd58



We were hit with ransomware across our organization at about 6 - 6:30am this morning I've been struggling ever since, it even got to our backup servers. 

Hopefully it hasn't made it to our actual backups 

I've remove them offsite and currently have a 3rd party trying to perform a restore of the data and my fingers are crossed 

ID-ransomware.malwarehunterteam.com can't identify the locked file, it identifies the ransom note as bitpaymer  



Any help, suggestions, advice, tall cliffs to throw myself off of? 

They're currently demanding 7 BTC which is completely unaffordable 

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#2 Demonslay335


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Posted 06 June 2018 - 02:28 PM

It's Bitpaymer. I don't detect by the extension because ".locked" is way to generic, so many ransomware have used it before.


Do not expose RDP to the web. I can see you have a lot of ports open on your server, ID Ransomware should have given you a warning of that as well. That's how they got in and would have moved laterally across your network. Put that terminal server behind a VPN. You should also probably not expose SSH to the world as well. You seem to have ports forwarded to at least 2 different servers from what I can tell.

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Posted 06 June 2018 - 03:19 PM

There is an ongoing discussion in this topic where victims can post comments, ask questions and seek further assistance. Other victims have been directed there to share information, experiences and suggestions.Rather than have everyone with individual topics, it would be best (and more manageable for staff) if you posted any more questions, comments or requests for assistance in the above support topic discussion. To avoid unnecessary confusion, this topic is closed.

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