Ransomware Research

About LockXX

LockXX

LockXX was first discovered in January 2024 in enterprise cloud environments.

Name LockXX
First Seen January 2024

Genealogy

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

BeijingCrypt » LockXX
Targeting

Behavior of LockXX

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

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

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Characteristics of LockXX

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

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 LockXX ransomware is known to change.

Suffixes.lockxx

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 LockXX.

Typefile
File Namelockxx.recovery_data.hta
LocationEveryFolder

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 LockXX.

External Pages
  • https://fuckyou.ida123.com
  • mailto:chinahelp2023@nigge.rs
  • mailto:datahelp2023@cyberfear.com
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