Ransomware Research

About Bluerose


Bluerose was first discovered in December 2019 in enterprise cloud environments.

Name Bluerose
First Seen December 2019

Behavior of Bluerose

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

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

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Characteristics of Bluerose

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

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 Bluerose.

File Namebrehrose.txt


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

ExecutablesVirus Rat v7.0.exe, vt-upload-iBTvf, file-5437735_exe, bluerose_virus.exe, BlueroseVirus.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 Bluerose.

External Pages
  • https://cdn.discordapp.com/attachments/626218960483778560/657082039631216701/EGJ5Kh2U8AAuFmb.png
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