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Top 10 Ransomware

Ransomware Description
Dharma - Ransomware The ransomware appends various extensions to infected files and is a variant of CrySiS. The malware has been in operation since 2016 and the threat actors behind the ransomware continue to release new variants which are not decryptable.
Fake Globe - Ransomware The ransomware impersonates Globe ransomware and appends various extensions to encrypted files. The ransomware continues to evolve and multiple variants continue to appear in the wild. The malicious software is also known as Globe Imposter, Ox4444, and GUST. Victims are required to email the threat actor for the decryption key to gain access to the encrypted files.
Scarab - Ransomware The ransomware uses AES encryption and adds various extensions to infected files. In November 2017 it was discovered the Necurs botnet was used to spread the malicious software. Multiple variants of the ransomware continue to appear on the threat landscape.
Stop - Ransomware The ransomware uses AES encryption and adds one of more than 20 different extensions to infected files. The malicious software was discovered at the end of 2017 with new variants appearing on the threat landscape throughout 2018 and into 2019. The ransom note for some variants report to give the victim a 50% discount if the threat actor is contacted via email within 72 hours.
GandCrab 5 - Ransomware The ransomware appends random extensions to encrypted files and directs the victim to an html file for instructions on how to decrypt infected files. The threat actor demands the ransom be paid in either Bitcoin or DASH. GandCrab 5 also scans network shares and mapped drives to find files to encrypt. The threat actors behind the ransomware use a variety of infection vectors including PowerShell, Botnets, Exploit Kits, Trojanized Programs, SpearPhishing, and Remote Desktop.
Lucky - Ransomware The ransomware uses AES encryption and appends ".lucky" to infected files. The malware is capable of spreading without user interaction and takes advantage of flaws in a range of software applications including Windows, JBoss, WebLogic, Tomcat, Apache Struts, Spring Data Commons, ElasticSearch, and ThinkPHP.
LockerGoga - Ransomware The ransomware, also known as Worker32, uses both AES and RSA encryption and appends ".locked" to infected files. The ransom note dropped by the malware reports to decrypt 2-3 random files for free and requires the victim to contact the threat actor by email. The note goes on to say the price to decrypt all encrypted files is determined by how fast the victim contacts the ransomware author.
Enc_RobinHood - Ransomware The ransomware also known as "Enc_RobbinHood" or "RobbinHood" demands 0.8 Bitcoin for the decryption key and appends ".enc_robbinhood" to infected files. The malware is written in the Golang programming language.
MegaCortex - Ransomware The ransomware appends ".aes128ctr" to infected files and requires the victim to email the threat actor for the decryption key. The malware is affecting companies in multiple countries by using the companies Microsoft Windows domain controllers to distribute the ransomware to all workstations.
Sodinokibi - Ransomware The ransomware appends a random extension to encrypted files and reports to double the price of the ransom if not paid on time. The malware takes advantage of a deserialization vulnerability in Oracle WebLogic Server. Successful exploitation could allow arbitrary code execution without the need for authentication.