Ransomware Research

About 1337-Locker


1337-Locker was first discovered in May 2017 in enterprise cloud environments.

Name 1337-Locker
First Seen May 2017


To better understand 1337-Locker, we can trace it’s origins. Below is a snapshot of 1337-Locker’s genealogy.

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Behavior of 1337-Locker

1337-Locker is known to target specific file types. Below are all known file types that 1337-Locker is known to infect.

In some cases, ransomware will update the modified date, when it encrypts files. 1337-Locker updates the last modified date of the file it targets.

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Characteristics of 1337-Locker

Here are some of the unique characteristics that are helpful to know about 1337-Locker.


Some ransomware will change or append a suffix to the end of the file after they are encrypted, including changing the extension of a file. Here are some of the possible suffixes that 1337-Locker ransomware is known to change.


Ransomware Notes

Not all ransomware leaves a note. However, some ransomware leaves the infected party instructions on what the user should do to get rid of the ransomware, or satisfy the ransom. This often involves transferring money, often bitcoin or another cryptocurrency to a designated wallet.

Below are the type(s) of notes, content, and typical locations where Elastio has found ransom notes from 1337-Locker.



These are the names of the executables that contain the undetonated ransomware payload for 1337-Locker.


External Pages

Ransomware often links to external pages such as payment pages, telegram contacts, etc. Below are some of the URLs Elastio has found to be associated with 1337-Locker.

External Pages
  • mailto:blackshadow.keyunlock@gmail.com
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