Ransomware Research

About 7h9r


7h9r was first discovered in June 2016 in enterprise cloud environments.

Name 7h9r
First Seen June 2016

Behavior of 7h9r

7h9r is known to target specific file types. Below are all known file types that 7h9r is known to infect.

In some cases, ransomware will update the modified date, when it encrypts files. 7h9r updates the last modified date of the file it targets.

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Characteristics of 7h9r

Here are some of the unique characteristics that are helpful to know about 7h9r.


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 7h9r 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 7h9r.



These are the names of the executables that contain the undetonated ransomware payload for 7h9r.

Executables7h9r.exe, 7b.exe, v2.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 7h9r.

External Pages
  • mailto:7h9r341@gmail.com
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