Ransomware Research

About AiraCrop


AiraCrop was first discovered in October 2016 in enterprise cloud environments.

Name AiraCrop
First Seen October 2016


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

XRat » AiraCrop

Behavior of AiraCrop

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

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

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Characteristics of AiraCrop

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


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 AiraCrop ransomware is known to change.

Suffixes.airacropencrypted!, .__AiraCropEncrypted!, ._AiraCropEncrypted

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 AiraCrop.

File NameHow to decrypt your files.txt

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 AiraCrop.

External Pages
  • http://6kaqkavhpu5dln6x.onion
  • http://mvy3kbqc4adhosdy.onion
  • http://qsx72kun2efdeli2.onion
  • https://6kaqkavhpu5dln6x.onion.to
  • https://6kaqkavhpu5dln6x.onion.link
  • https://qsx72kun2efdcli2.onion.to
  • https://qsx72kun2efdeli2.onion.link
  • mailto:airacrop@vpn.tg

Available Decryptors for AiraCrop

Decryptors help to decrypt the infected ransomware files. Below are the known decryptors for files that have been infected by AiraCrop.

If there are any known decryptors for this ransomware, they are linked here.

NameNMoreira decryptor
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