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  • Distribution Method : Unknown
  • MD5 : 23501259ba490cf6fc8e2e7d82a7c22e
  • Major Detection Name : Ransom.BlackOut (Malwarebytes), Ransom.Win32.BLACKOUT.THEOFAI (Trend Micro)
  • Encrypted File Pattern : <Random Filename>
  • Malicious File Creation Location :
     - C:\Users\%UserName%\AppData\Local\Temp\Adobe
     - C:\Users\%UserName%\AppData\Local\Temp\Adobe\<Random>.exe
  • Payment Instruction File : README_<7-Digit Number>.txt
  • Major Characteristics :
     - Offline Encryption
     - Generate a fake Windows Updates lock screen when encrypting files
     - Disable and Blocks Task Manager (DisableTaskmgr / taskmgr)
     - Block processes execution (firefoxconfig, mysqld, oracle, sqlagent, sqlbrowser, sqlwriter etc.)
     - Disable system restore (vssadmin delete shadows /all /quiet, bcdedit.exe /set {default} recoveryenabled no, bcdedit.exe /set {default} bootstatuspolicy ignoreallfailures)