Ransomware Research

About JerryRansom

JerryRansom

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

Name JerryRansom
First Seen February 2024

Genealogy

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

Ryuk.Net » JerryRansom
Targeting

Behavior of JerryRansom

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

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

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Characteristics of JerryRansom

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

Suffixes

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 JerryRansom ransomware is known to change.

Suffixes/.[a-z-0-9]{4}$/

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 JerryRansom.

Typefile
File NameRead_me.txt
LocationEveryFolder
Typescreenshot
LocationDesktop

Executables

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

ExecutablesJerryRansom1.0.exe, 2024-02-04_70a2de68de63184b7cdda30af5d82ab0_wannacry

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 JerryRansom.

External Pages
  • mailto:jerryjobransom@gmail.com
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