Ransomware Research

About BlackHat-Mehtihack


BlackHat-Mehtihack was first discovered in November 2018 in enterprise cloud environments. BlackHat-Mehtihack is found in environments with a number of different names, including BlackHat, etc. For a full list of all names, please see below.

Name BlackHat-Mehtihack
  • BlackHat
First Seen November 2018

Behavior of BlackHat-Mehtihack

BlackHat-Mehtihack is known to target specific file types. Below are all known file types that BlackHat-Mehtihack is known to infect.

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

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Characteristics of BlackHat-Mehtihack

Here are some of the unique characteristics that are helpful to know about BlackHat-Mehtihack.


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 BlackHat-Mehtihack 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 BlackHat-Mehtihack.

File NameReadME-BlackHat.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 BlackHat-Mehtihack.

External Pages
  • mailto:mehtihack051@gmail.com
  • telegram:@C3NTER
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