Ransomware Research

About 5ss5c

5ss5c

5ss5c was first discovered in January 2020 in enterprise cloud environments. 5ss5c is found in environments with a number of different names, including 5ss5cCrypt, DBGer, etc. For a full list of all names, please see below.

Name 5ss5c
AKA
  • 5ss5cCrypt
  • DBGer
First Seen January 2020

Genealogy

To better understand 5ss5c, we can trace it’s origins. Below is a snapshot of 5ss5c’s genealogy.

Satan » 5ss5c
Targeting

Behavior of 5ss5c

5ss5c is known to target specific file types. Below are all known file types that 5ss5c is known to infect.

In some cases, ransomware will update the modified date, when it encrypts files. 5ss5c updates the last modified date of the file it targets.

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Characteristics of 5ss5c

Here are some of the unique characteristics that are helpful to know about 5ss5c.

Suffixes

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 5ss5c ransomware is known to change.

Suffixes.5ss5c, .dbger

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 5ss5c.

Typefile
File Name_如何解密我的文件_.txt
LocationRootDiscs
Typefile
File Name_How_to_decrypt_files.txt
LocationRootDiscs

Executables

These are the names of the executables that contain the undetonated ransomware payload for 5ss5c.

Executables486613.exe, c, TVWWCJJ4.exe, cpt.exe, 276777.exe, cpt.dat, 2A013INZ.exe

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 5ss5c.

External Pages
  • mailto:5ss5c@mail.ru
  • mailto:dbger@protonmail.com
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