Ransomware Research

About Basilisque Locker

Basilisque Locker

Basilisque Locker was first discovered in July 2019 in enterprise cloud environments.

Name Basilisque Locker
First Seen July 2019
Targeting

Behavior of Basilisque Locker

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

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

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Characteristics of Basilisque Locker

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

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 Basilisque Locker ransomware is known to change.

Suffixes.basilisque@protonmail_com

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 Basilisque Locker.

Typefile
File NameHOW_TO_DECRYPT.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 Basilisque Locker.

External Pages
  • mailto:usernamus@protonmail.com
  • mailto:basilisque@protonmail.com
  • mailto:basilisque@secmail.pro
  • bitmessage:BM-NBaT69FJpQ2V8FVskyw7RdJ5FPvnRtcZ
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