Ransomware Research

About AnDROid


AnDROid was first discovered in March 2017 in enterprise cloud environments.

Name AnDROid
First Seen March 2017


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

FTSCoder » AnDROid

Behavior of AnDROid

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

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

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Characteristics of AnDROid

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


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 AnDROid 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 AnDROid.



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


Available Decryptors for AnDROid

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

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

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