Amnesia2 was first discovered in September 2017 in enterprise cloud environments. Amnesia2 is found in environments with a number of different names, including Amnesia-2, etc. For a full list of all names, please see below.
|First Seen||September 2017|
To better understand Amnesia2, we can trace it’s origins. Below is a snapshot of Amnesia2’s genealogy.
|Amnesia » Amnesia-2 » Scarab Family » Scarab-Amnesia|
Behavior of Amnesia2
Amnesia2 is known to target specific file types. Below are all known file types that Amnesia2 is known to infect.
In some cases, ransomware will update the modified date, when it encrypts files. Amnesia2 resets the last modified date of the file it targets.
Characteristics of Amnesia2
Here are some of the unique characteristics that are helpful to know about Amnesia2.
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 Amnesia2 ransomware is known to change.
|Suffixes||.TRMT, .LOGOZ, .wncry, .gladn, .hvsgt, .am, .amnesia|
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 Amnesia2.
|File Name||HOW TO RECOVER ENCRYPTED FILES.TXT|
|File Name||ENCRYPTED FILES.TXT|
|File Name||Инструкция по восстановлению данных.TXT|
These are the names of the executables that contain the undetonated ransomware payload for Amnesia2.
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 Amnesia2.
Available Decryptors for Amnesia2
Decryptors help to decrypt the infected ransomware files. Below are the known decryptors for files that have been infected by Amnesia2.
If there are any known decryptors for this ransomware, they are linked here.
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