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Siddhiup2@india.com Virus Remove and Decrypt .XTBL Files

1Another ransomware virus belonging to the CrySiS (.XTBL) ransomware variants has been reported to encrypt user files by ESG malware researchers. The ransomware virus creates a malicious executable in the %SystemDrive% folder of Windows which is then used to encrypt a wide variety of file types on computers that have become victims of the ransomware. The Siddhiup2@india.com malware may then leave a ransom note which may notify users that they should either contact the e-mail address or make a ransom payoff in return for their files.

N.B: Decryptor has been released for the Shade(XTBL) ransomware variants. For more information and detailed instructions on how to decrypt your files, please check this article.

Threat Summary

Name

Siddhiup2@india.com

Type Ransomware
Short Description Part of the “@” ransomware variants. Encrypts the files on the infected computer then asks for ransom money in email correspondences.
Symptoms The user may witness his files to become corrupt with the questionable email and .xtbl as file extensions that are added.
Distribution Method Via Exploit kits or downloader Trojans.
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Siddhiup2@india.com Ransomware – Distribution and Infection Methods

For it to be a successful investment, the cyber-criminals who control the Siddhiup2@india.com virus may focus on spreading the virus as a legitimate document on e-mail attachments. In addition to this, the Siddhiup2@india.com virus’s malicious payload attachment may also come in an obfuscated form in order to run successfully under the noses of any security software that may be installed on the victim’s computer.

Furthermore, the topics of the e-mails that have been sent by the cyber-criminals may vary, and they may resemble messages coming from legitimate organizations, like well-known online retailers, banks and other institutions the user may have accounts in.

Siddhiup2@india.com Virus – More Information About It

Once it has run on the victim’s computer, the Siddhiup2@india.com ransomware virus may drop the following file:

%SystemDrive%\Users\backup\AppData\Roaming\Siddhi.exe

After this is done the Siddhiup2@india.com virus may delete the volume shadow copies of the compromised machine via a batch command in administrative mode. The command is the following:

vssadmin delete shadows /for={Drive volume} /all /quiet

In addition to this, Siddhiup2@india.com Ransomware may also cause several different issues on the enciphered computer, like restart it and modify the Windows Registry Editor so that the computer runs automatically every time Windows starts. The targeted registry keys for that are the following:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \Software \Microsoft\Windows\ CurrentVersion\ Run
HKEY_CURRENT_USER \Software \Microsoft\Windows \CurrentVersion\ Run
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \Software \Microsoft\Windows \CurrentVersion \RunOnce
HKEY_CURRENT_USER \Software \Microsoft\Windows \CurrentVersion \RunOnce

The other method which the Siddhiup2@india.com virus may perform to make it’s malicious files run on system startup is dropped a shortcut or copies of the files it may run directly in the Windows startup folder:

C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup

After it’s malicious executable file has been ran, the Siddhiup2 ransomware virus begins to scan for and encrypt a wide variety of file types:

.odc, .odm, .odp, .ods, .odt, .docm, .docx, .doc, .odb, .mp4, sql, .7z, .m4a, .rar, .wma, .gdb, .tax, .pkpass, .bc6, .bc7, .avi, .wmv, .csv, .d3dbsp, .zip, .sie, .sum, .ibank, .t13, .t12, .qdf, .bkp, .qic, .bkf, .sidn, .sidd, .mddata, .itl, .itdb, .icxs, .hvpl, .hplg, .hkdb, .mdbackup, .syncdb, .gho, .cas, .svg, .map, .wmo, .itm, .sb, .fos, .mov, .vdf, .ztmp, .sis, .sid, .ncf, .menu, .layout, .dmp, .blob, .esm, .vcf, .vtf, .dazip, .fpk, .mlx, .kf, .iwd, .vpk, .tor, .psk, .rim, .w3x, .fsh, .ntl, .arch00, .lvl, .snx, .cfr, .ff, .vpp_pc, .lrf, .m2, .mcmeta, .vfs0, .mpqge, .kdb, .db0, .dba, .rofl, .hkx, .bar, .upk, .das, .iwi, .litemod, .asset, .forge, .ltx, .bsa, .apk, .re4, .sav, .lbf, .slm, .bik, .epk, .rgss3a, .pak, .big, wallet, .wotreplay, .xxx, .desc, .py, .m3u, .flv, .js, .css, .rb, .png, .jpeg, .txt, .p7c, .p7b, .p12, .pfx, .pem, .crt, .cer, .der, .x3f, .srw, .pef, .ptx, .r3d, .rw2, .rwl, .raw, .raf, .orf, .nrw, .mrwref, .mef, .erf, .kdc, .dcr, .cr2, .crw, .bay, .sr2, .srf, .arw, .3fr, .dng, .jpe, .jpg, .cdr, .indd, .ai, .eps, .pdf, .pdd, .psd, .dbf, .mdf, .wb2, .rtf, .wpd, .dxg, .xf, .dwg, .pst, .accdb, .mdb, .pptm, .pptx, .ppt, .xlk, .xlsb, .xlsm, .xlsx, .xls, .wps Source: ESG

To encrypt user files, the Siddhiup2@india.com ransomware virus may use a strong AES encryption algorithm. The AES enciphering code that has been used by it produces a decryption key after the encoding process itself has been complete. This key may be encrypted via an RSA encryption, generating a private key that is then sent to the cyber-criminals, making them the only one in power to decipher these files.

Related Article: Ransomware Encryption Explained: Why Is It So Effective?


The files that have been encrypted by Siddhiup2@india.com may look like the following:

encrypted-file-siddhiup2@india.com-sensorstechforum

Siddhiup2@india.com and Decrypt .Xtbl Encrypted Files

To remove this, virus, it is strongly advisable to use an advanced anti-malware program since it will make sure to identify all of the objects that are associated with the Siddhiup2@india.com threat. Another way to do this is if you follow the step-by-step removal instructions which we have posted below. They will make sure that you will remove the Siddhiup2@india.com permanently from your computer and protect your data from any threats of this and other types in the future as well.

To learn how to decrypt your files, please check step “3. Restore files encrypted by Siddhiup2@india.com” below.

Manually delete Siddhiup2@india.com from your computer

Note! Substantial notification about the Siddhiup2@india.com threat: Manual removal of Siddhiup2@india.com requires interference with system files and registries. Thus, it can cause damage to your PC. Even if your computer skills are not at a professional level, don’t worry. You can do the removal yourself just in 5 minutes, using a malware removal tool.

1. Boot Your PC In Safe Mode to isolate and remove Siddhiup2@india.com files and objects
2. Find malicious files created by Siddhiup2@india.com on your PC
3. Fix registry entries created by Siddhiup2@india.com on your PC

Automatically remove Siddhiup2@india.com by downloading an advanced anti-malware program

1. Remove Siddhiup2@india.com with SpyHunter Anti-Malware Tool
2. Back up your data to secure it against infections and file encryption by Siddhiup2@india.com in the future
3. Restore files encrypted by Siddhiup2@india.com
Optional: Using Alternative Anti-Malware Tools

Vencislav Krustev

A network administrator and malware researcher at SensorsTechForum with passion for discovery of new shifts and innovations in cyber security. Strong believer in basic education of every user towards online safety.

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