Ransomware Research

About Acessd


Acessd was first discovered in March 2023 in enterprise cloud environments.

Name Acessd
First Seen March 2023


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

MedusaLocker » Acessd

Behavior of Acessd

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

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

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Characteristics of Acessd

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


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 Acessd 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 Acessd.

File NameHow_to_back_files.html

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 Acessd.

External Pages
  • mailto:support1@dustintune.com
  • mailto:support2@mrcpinks.com
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