Ransomware Research

About BitPyLock

BitPyLock

BitPyLock was first discovered in December 2018 in enterprise cloud environments. BitPyLock is found in environments with a number of different names, including BitPyLock Doxware, etc. For a full list of all names, please see below.

Name BitPyLock
AKA
  • BitPyLock Doxware
First Seen December 2018

Genealogy

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

KrakenCryptor » BitPyLock
Targeting

Behavior of BitPyLock

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

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

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Characteristics of BitPyLock

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

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 BitPyLock ransomware is known to change.

Suffixes.bitpy, .andradegalvao

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 BitPyLock.

Typefile
File Name# HELP_TO_DECRYPT_YOUR_FILES #.html
LocationEveryFolder

Executables

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

Executablesout, Program.exe, 274011aaa97fd1.exe, Network.exe, agent.exe, easy.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 BitPyLock.

External Pages
  • mailto:helpbitpy@cock.li
  • mailto:pay4netwww@protonmail.com
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