Ransomware Research

About RA World

RA World

RA World was first discovered in December 2023 in enterprise cloud environments.

Name RA World
First Seen December 2023


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

Babuk » RA World

Behavior of RA World

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

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

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Characteristics of RA World

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


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 RA World 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 RA World.

File NameData breach warning.txt


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

ExecutablesEncrypt_x64.exe, Stage3.exe, Stage3 (2).exe

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 RA World.

External Pages
  • http://raworlddecssyq43oim3hxhc5oxvlbaxuj73xbz2pbbowso3l4kn27qd.onion
  • http://raworldw32b2qxevn3gp63pvibgixr4v75z62etlptg3u3pmajwra4ad.onion
  • https://t.me/Connect_202308
  • https://gofile.io/d/JPfIWu
  • http://raworlddecssyq43oim3hxhc5oxvlbaxuj73xbz2pbbowso3l4kn27qd.onion/share/QcKN5Win
  • TOX:9A8B9576F0B3846B4CA8B4FAF9F50F633CE731BBC860E76C09ED31FC1A1ACF2A4DFDD79C20F1
  • telegram:@Connect_202308
  • https://gofile.io/d/ufuFye
  • TOX:358AC0F6C813DD4FD243524F040E2F77969278274BD8A8945B5041A249786E32CC784580F2EC
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