A new generation threat that uses a strong Encryption algorithm
that encrypts the some or all your computer files.
Ransomware is a new generation threat that uses a strong Encryption algorithm that encrypts the some or all your computer files.
Hackers use Phishing Emails, RDP vulnerabilities and cracked software in order to enter your infrastructure.
Then they launch the encryption trojan to lock your files while the malicious hacker has they only key to the decryption.
The Ransomware reseller or controller, after all your files are encrypted, asks you to pay a ransom payment in order to decrypt your files.
Sometimes you will be blackmailed not only to pay once but many times in order to get your files
Ransomware teams are ruthless and will try to extort as much money they can from you, in the form of bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies.
Sometimes they demand huge amounts and even when they get paid, they ask for more.
You can never be sure.
Also sometimes they give you a certain timeframe where you need to pay and if you don’t they double the price.
But even if you don’t pay, they will blackmail you that they will release your data to the public.
Keep calm and consult an exper ransomware incident response team to consult you in order to resolve the incident fast and not lose your time or money.
Yes, they are many and they have different characteristics and behaviours.
Some of the most popular Ransomware Families are the following:
These are some of the best known encryption trojans.
Removing an Encryption Trojan and restoring the data is not possible for all of them, because there are big differences in the versions of the Trojans.
There are some first steps that you can do before you consult a specialized ransomware incident response team.
A Ransomware attack and beeing hostage is a very unpleasant surprise for everybody, especially if your backups are encrypted too.
TictacLabs started as a Data Recovery company in Europe, Greece and from 2016 is specializing in helping organizations decrypt files from ransomware in the fastest and secure way possible.
TictacLabs is a company founded in 2001 and we have helped many companies around Europe recover their data from any incident, including Ransomware.
This depends on the variant of the ransomware that infected your system.
Some ransomware strains can be decrypted for free, some have vulnerabilities and we have worked with hundreds of different variants.
You can contact our Ransomware Incident Response team for a free consultation.