Ransomware Research

About JuicyLemon


JuicyLemon was first discovered in May 2016 in enterprise cloud environments.

Name JuicyLemon
First Seen May 2016

Behavior of JuicyLemon

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

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

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Characteristics of JuicyLemon

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


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 JuicyLemon ransomware is known to change.

Suffixes/.id-d{9}_b/, _sos@juicylemon.biz

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 JuicyLemon.


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 JuicyLemon.

External Pages
  • mailto:support@juicylemon.biz
  • mailto:provectus@protonmail.com
  • mailto:sos@juicylemon.biz
  • bitmessage:BM-NBRCUPTenKgYbLVCAfeVUHVsHFK6Ue2F
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