Ransomware Research

About Amjixius


Amjixius was first discovered in December 2020 in enterprise cloud environments. Amjixius is found in environments with a number of different names, including Ancrypted, etc. For a full list of all names, please see below.

Name Amjixius
  • Ancrypted
First Seen December 2020

Behavior of Amjixius

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

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

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Characteristics of Amjixius

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


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 Amjixius 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 Amjixius.

File Namemsgta.txt


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

Executablesancrypted1@gmail.com.exe, ancrypted1@gmail.com.bin.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 Amjixius.

External Pages
  • mailto:ancrypted1@gmail.com
  • mailto:surpakings@mail.ee
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