Afrodita was first discovered in January 2020 in enterprise cloud environments.
|First Seen||January 2020|
To better understand Afrodita, we can trace it’s origins. Below is a snapshot of Afrodita’s genealogy.
|LockerGoga » Afrodita|
Behavior of Afrodita
Afrodita is known to target specific file types. Below are all known file types that Afrodita is known to infect.
In some cases, ransomware will update the modified date, when it encrypts files. Afrodita updates the last modified date of the file it targets.
Characteristics of Afrodita
Here are some of the unique characteristics that are helpful to know about Afrodita.
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 Afrodita.
These are the names of the executables that contain the undetonated ransomware payload for Afrodita.
|Executables||notnice.jpg, RHNUFJKS.exe, Ponuda-2020-0231.xlsm, CryptoProvider, afrodita.dll, evil.jpg, evil.jpg|
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 Afrodita.
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