This article has been made to help explain what exactly is the latest variant of SamSam ransomware e como remover it from your computer plus how to try and restore files that have been encrypted by this virus.
o SamSam ransomware has been the reason of a new outbreak in Atlanta, Georgia, which has shut down several different governmental organizations. Luckily the outbreak, which was believed to be spread via a worm infection has been stopped. Contudo, a SamSam ransomware may continue to evolve and be spread out to personal computers as well. The virus’s main purpose is to get the victims to pay a hefty ransom in order to restore their encrypted files back to normal. If you see this virus along with it’s ransom note, nomeado “0000-SORRY-FOR-FILES.html” we advise you to read this article in order to learn how to remove it and restore files that have been encrypted by Samsam no seu PC.
|Pequena descrição||The ransomware encrypts files with RSA encryption cipher and asks a ransom payment of 1 BTC for decryption.|
|Os sintomas||Files are encrypted with RSA encryption and become inaccessible with an added .weapologize extensão de arquivo para eles. A ransom note with instructions for paying the ransom shows as 000-SORRY-FOR-FILES.html Arquivo.|
|distribuição Método||Os e-mails de spam, Anexos de e-mail, Redes de compartilhamento de arquivos.|
|Ferramenta de detecção|| See If Your System Has Been Affected by SamSam |
Remoção de Malware Ferramenta
|Ferramenta de recuperação de dados||Windows Data Recovery por Stellar Phoenix Aviso prévio! Este produto verifica seus setores de unidade para recuperar arquivos perdidos e não pode recuperar 100% dos arquivos criptografados, mas apenas alguns deles, dependendo da situação e se você tem ou não reformatado a unidade.|
SamSam Ransomware – Infection Methods
For this version of SamSam ransomware to infect unsuspecting users, it may take advantage of various different types of methods for infection. These can be divided in proactive and passive infection approaches and the proactive ones involve a variant of SamSam ransomware that may be sent to victims via e-mail. Such e-mails often pretend as if they come from large companies, from the likes of PayPal, eBay, Amazon or other big names in order to get the victim to bite. Here is one example of a carefully designed fake e-mail:
além disso, Samsam can be passively waiting for you to download it’s infection file by looking for files on suspicious software-providing websites. Those files are usually the following:
- Fake setups of programs.
- patches de jogo falsos ou rachaduras.
- Fraudulent software license activators.
- Fake keygens.
SamSam Ransomware – atividade maliciosa
The SamSam ransomware also has elements taken from the following viruses:
- Derusbi infostealer.
- Bladabindi infostealer for stealing credentials.
- PsExect in order to execute programs remotely.
These tools are all used on your computer after it has been infected by SamSam ransomware. The first activity of the ransomware is to run a command as an administrator on the victim’s computer that will make sure the shadow volume copies in Windows are deleted and restoring your files via backup is impossible:
→ C:\Windows System32 cmd.exe”/ C Vssadmin.exe Apagar Sombras / All / Quiet
Além desta, the ransomware also makes sure to schedule it’s ransom note for automatically appearing on your computer. The ransom note of the latest variant of the malware, has been reported to appear like the following:
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O que aconteceu com seus arquivos?
All your files encrypted with RSA-2048 encryption, For more information search in Google ‘RSA Encryption’
Como recuperar arquivos?
RSA is a asymmetric cryptographic algorithm, You need one key for encryption and one key for decryption
So you need Private key to recover your files.
It’s not possible to recover your files without private key
How to get private key?
You can get your private key in 3 easy step:
Stepl: You must send us 0.7 BitCoin for each affected PC OR 3 BitCoins to receive ALL Private Keys for ALL affected PC’s.
Passo 2: After you send us 0.7 BitCoin, Leave a comment on our Site with this detail: Just write Your ‘Host name’ in your comment
Your Host name is:
Etapa 3: We will reply to your comment with a decryption software, Você deve executá-lo em seu PC afetada e todos os arquivos criptografados serão recuperados
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(If you send us 3 BitCoins For all PC’s, Leave a comment on our site with this detail: Just write ‘For All Affected PC‘s’ in your comment)
(Also if you want pay for ‘all affected PC‘s’ You can pay 1.5 Bitcoins to receive half of keys(randomly) and after you verify it send 2nd half to receive all
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Check our site, You can upload 2 encrypted files and we will decrypt your files as demo.
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Also you can get some single key and if all single BTC taht you paid reached to all keys price you will get all keys
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.weapologize SamSam Ransomware – Processo de criptografia
The encryption algorithm used to encipher the files on your computer by this virus is RSA cipher which is a part of the Suite.B category of encryption. It is often used by governments in order to hide top-secret files by encrypting them. The algorithm is specific by the fact that it creates different decryption keys for each file. o SamSam ransomware’s latest variant uses the .weapologize file extension for the file encryption process. The process of encrypting files, used by SamSam can be characterized via the following chain of activities in the figure below:
After the files, pertencendo à SamSam ransomware have been encrypted on your computer they assume the following appearance:
The virus is careful not to encrypt files in %% SystemDrive that are essential for the functioning of Windows, so that it won’t break your PC after infection. This is why it excludes some of the critical folders where system files and drivers are located and only focuses on documents, vídeos, pictures as well as other often used types of files.
How to Remove SamSam Ransomware and How to Restore Files, Encrypted by It
If you have the latest version of the SamSam virus, we advise you to not pay the ransom. This is primarily because paying the cyber-crooks may not get your files back and in addition to this, the threat actors behind this virus should not be supported, because by paying, you fund their organization to further spread and make viruses.
Remover Samsam, recomendamos que você siga as instruções de remoção debaixo este artigo. They are specifically created to help you to delete the malware either manually or automatically based on your experience to remove malware. Para uma eficácia máxima, recommendations are to focus on removing this infection via an advanced anti-malware program which will scan for and automatically detect any malicious files and objects created by it on your computer system plus protect it against future infections as well.
If you want to restore files that have been encrypted by this ransomware infection on your computer, we strongly suggest that you try the alternative methods for file recovery in step “2. restaurar arquivos, encrypted by SamSam” undereneath. They may not be fully able to recover all of your files, but we have had reports on our forum (sensorstechforum.com/forums/) by users who have managed to restore up to 50% of their files, encrypted by a ransomware infection.