Ransomware Research

About CVLocker

CVLocker

CVLocker was first discovered in May 2017 in enterprise cloud environments.

Name CVLocker
First Seen May 2017
Targeting

Behavior of CVLocker

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

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

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Characteristics of CVLocker

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

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 CVLocker.

Typemessage
Location

Executables

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

ExecutablesCVLocker.exe
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