Ransomware Research

About Anatova

Anatova

Anatova was first discovered in January 2019 in enterprise cloud environments.

Name Anatova
First Seen January 2019
Targeting

Behavior of Anatova

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

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

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Characteristics of Anatova

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

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 Anatova.

Typefile
File NameANATOVA.txt
LocationEveryFolder

Executables

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

ExecutablesCallOfCthulhu.exe, 170fb7438316.exe, anatova.exe, Vnekotoromtsarstve.exe, PPEE.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 Anatova.

External Pages
  • mailto:anatoday@tutanota.com
  • mailto:anatova2@tutanota.com
  • mailto:anatova1@tutanota.com
  • mailto:anatova4@tutanota.com
  • mailto:anatova9@tutanota.com
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