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GlobeImposter Ransomware (.Ox4444)

  • Distribution Method : Unknown
  • MD5 : 32a3e8753d7d8aee340e74906aad24ed
  • Major Detection Name : Generic.Ransom.GlobeImposter.319AB758 (BitDefender), Globelmposter!32A3E8753D7D (McAfee)
  • Encrypted File Pattern : .Ox4444
  • Malicious File Creation Location :
     - C:\Users\%UserName%\AppData\Local\Temp\tmp<Random>.tmp.bat
     - C:\Users\%UserName%\AppData\Local\<Random>.exe
  • Payment Instruction File : HOW_TO_BACK_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")