Ransomware Research

About Fastbackdata


Fastbackdata was first discovered in February 2024 in enterprise cloud environments.

Name Fastbackdata
First Seen February 2024


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

Phobos » Fastbackdata

Behavior of Fastbackdata

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

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

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Characteristics of Fastbackdata

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


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 Fastbackdata 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 Fastbackdata.

File Nameinfo.txt
LocationRootDiscs, Desktop
File Nameinfo.hta
LocationRootDiscs, Desktop


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

Executablessoftware.exe, AntiRecuvaDB.exe.1

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 Fastbackdata.

External Pages
  • mailto:fastbackdata@skiff.com
  • session:0585ae8a3c3a688c78cf2e2b2b7df760630377f29c0b36d999862861bdbf93380d
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