AlphaBetaCrypt was first discovered in November 2019 in enterprise cloud environments. AlphaBetaCrypt is found in environments with a number of different names, including Alphasup, Betasup, etc. For a full list of all names, please see below.
|First Seen||November 2019|
Behavior of AlphaBetaCrypt
AlphaBetaCrypt is known to target specific file types. Below are all known file types that AlphaBetaCrypt is known to infect.
In some cases, ransomware will update the modified date, when it encrypts files. AlphaBetaCrypt updates the last modified date of the file it targets.
Characteristics of AlphaBetaCrypt
Here are some of the unique characteristics that are helpful to know about AlphaBetaCrypt.
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 AlphaBetaCrypt ransomware is known to change.
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 AlphaBetaCrypt.
These are the names of the executables that contain the undetonated ransomware payload for AlphaBetaCrypt.
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 AlphaBetaCrypt.
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