Ransomware Research

About Triple Dollar Signs ($$$)

Triple Dollar Signs ($$$)

Triple Dollar Signs ($$$) was first discovered in February 2020 in enterprise cloud environments. Triple Dollar Signs ($$$) is found in environments with a number of different names, including LokerAdmin, etc. For a full list of all names, please see below.

Name Triple Dollar Signs ($$$)
  • LokerAdmin
First Seen February 2020

Behavior of Triple Dollar Signs ($$$)

Triple Dollar Signs ($$$) is known to target specific file types. Below are all known file types that Triple Dollar Signs ($$$) is known to infect.

In some cases, ransomware will update the modified date, when it encrypts files. Triple Dollar Signs ($$$) updates the last modified date of the file it targets.

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Characteristics of Triple Dollar Signs ($$$)

Here are some of the unique characteristics that are helpful to know about Triple Dollar Signs ($$$).


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 Triple Dollar Signs ($$$) ransomware is known to change.

Suffixes.$$$, .texyz, .8NWm8Y

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 Triple Dollar Signs ($$$).

File Namereadme.txt


These are the names of the executables that contain the undetonated ransomware payload for Triple Dollar Signs ($$$).


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 Triple Dollar Signs ($$$).

External Pages
  • mailto:lokeradmin@cock.li
  • mailto:adminsysloker@airmail.cc
  • mailto:unegarc0n1@cock.li
  • mailto:lejeteprey0@cock.li
  • mailto:behappywithyourdata@airmail.cc
  • mailto:happydataowner@firemail.cc
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