Ransomware Research

About BulbaCrypt


BulbaCrypt was first discovered in May 2019 in enterprise cloud environments. BulbaCrypt is found in environments with a number of different names, including MarozkaTear, etc. For a full list of all names, please see below.

Name BulbaCrypt
  • MarozkaTear
First Seen May 2019


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

HiddenTear » Marozka » BulbaCrypt » HermesCrypt

Behavior of BulbaCrypt

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

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

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Characteristics of BulbaCrypt

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


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 BulbaCrypt ransomware is known to change.

Suffixes.Crypted, .CROWN, .Pox

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 BulbaCrypt.



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

Executableslogo.exe, God.exe, ss.exe, 7SJY9E8U.exe, Decrypter.exe, LHQ5CJY8.exe, 1.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 BulbaCrypt.

External Pages
  • mailto:india2lock@gmail.com
  • mailto:hghtllfh77137@gmail.com
  • mailto:vpsimf@gmail.com
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