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Minotaur Ransomware (.Lock)

  • Distribution Method : Automatic infection using exploit by visiting website
  • MD5 : 1984df86f7dd83adcdd42663fe8d9c96
  • Major Detection Name : MSIL/Filecoder.Minotaur.A (ESET), RDN/Ransom (McAfee)
  • Encrypted File Pattern : .Lock
  • Payment Instruction File : How To Decrypt Files.txt
  • Major Characteristics :
     - Offline Encryption
     - Encrypts all files except autoexec.bat, config.sys, ntuser.dat, ntdata.dat and files that have one of attribute of System, Hidden, ReadOnly.