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GlobeImposter Ransomware (.Globeimposter-Zeta865qqz)

  • Distribution Method : Remote access through Remote Desktop Protocol(RDP) or Terminal Services
  • MD5 : f5ffbbea5ed2f726fc4aac7eaf1d69dc
  • Major Detection Name : Generic.Ransom.GlobeImposter.EE85C324 (BitDefender), Ransom.Maoloa (Malwarebytes)
  • Encrypted File Pattern : .Globeimposter-Zeta865qqz
  • Malicious File Creation Location : C:\Users\%UserName%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\HOW TO BACK YOUR FILES.exe
  • Payment Instruction File : HOW TO BACK YOUR FILES.exe
  • Major Characteristics :
     - Offline Encryption
     - Fake Globe / PSCrypt Ransomware series
     - EFI System Partition (Y:\) + Recovery Partition (Z:\) drives are activate.
     - Stop multi services (browser, MongoDB, MSSQLServerOLAPService, ReportServer, SQLWriter, vss etc.)
     - Disable system restore (vssadmin 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")