Ransomware Research

About Anubi NotBTCWare

Anubi NotBTCWare

Anubi NotBTCWare was first discovered in October 2017 in enterprise cloud environments.

Name Anubi NotBTCWare
First Seen October 2017


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

BTCWare » Anubi

Behavior of Anubi NotBTCWare

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

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

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Characteristics of Anubi NotBTCWare

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


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 Anubi NotBTCWare 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 Anubi NotBTCWare.

File Name__READ_ME__.txt

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 Anubi NotBTCWare.

External Pages
  • mailto:anubi@cock.li
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