Ransomware Research

About AvastVirusinfo

AvastVirusinfo

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

Name AvastVirusinfo
First Seen March 2017
Targeting

Behavior of AvastVirusinfo

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

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

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Characteristics of AvastVirusinfo

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

Suffixes

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 AvastVirusinfo ransomware is known to change.

Suffixes/.w{8}$/, /.w{24}$/

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 AvastVirusinfo.

Typefile
File NameКАК РАСШИФРОВАТЬ ФАЙЛЫ.txt
Location
Typefile
File NameHOW TO DECRYPT FILES.txt
Location

Executables

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

ExecutablesSetup.exe, Use.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 AvastVirusinfo.

External Pages
  • mailto:avastvirusinfo@yandex.com
  • mailto:avastvirusinfo@yandex.ru
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