Ransomware Research

About Aperfectday2018


Aperfectday2018 was first discovered in October 2018 in enterprise cloud environments.

Name Aperfectday2018
First Seen October 2018

Behavior of Aperfectday2018

Aperfectday2018 is known to target specific file types. Below are all known file types that Aperfectday2018 is known to infect.

In some cases, ransomware will update the modified date, when it encrypts files. Aperfectday2018 unknown the last modified date of the file it targets.

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Characteristics of Aperfectday2018

Here are some of the unique characteristics that are helpful to know about Aperfectday2018.


Some ransomware will change or prepend a prefix to the beginning of the file after they are encrypted. Here are some of the possible prefixes found at the front of a filename that Aperfectday2018 ransomware is known to have.


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 Aperfectday2018.

File NameaboutYourfiles.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 Aperfectday2018.

External Pages
  • mailto:aperfectday2018@protonmail.com
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