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GlobeImposter Ransomware (.maoloa)

  • Distribution Method : Remote access through Remote Desktop Protocol(RDP) or Terminal Services
  • MD5 : 901e19450c76d4502956bbeb0a134580
  • Major Detection Name : Ransom.Maoloa (Malwarebytes), Ransom.Win32.MAOLOA.THBAAAI (Trend Micro)
  • Encrypted File Pattern : .maoloa
  • Payment Instruction File : HOW BACK YOUR FILES.txt
  • Major Characteristics :
     - Offline Encryption
     - Fake Globe / PSCrypt Ransomware series
     - Disable system restore (vssadmin.exe Delete Shadows /All /Quiet)
     - Initializing the Terminal Server Client Registry (reg delete "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Terminal Server Client\Default" /va /f, reg delete "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Terminal Server Client\Servers" /f, reg add "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Terminal Server Client\Servers")