Ransomware Research

About Troldesh

Troldesh

Troldesh was first discovered in March 2016 in enterprise cloud environments. Troldesh is found in environments with a number of different names, including Shade, etc. For a full list of all names, please see below.

Name Troldesh
AKA
  • Shade
First Seen March 2016
Targeting

Behavior of Troldesh

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

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

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Characteristics of Troldesh

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

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 Troldesh ransomware is known to change.

Suffixes.xbtl, .cbtl, .no_more_ransom, .better_call_saul, .windows10, .dexter, .crypted000007, .da_vinci_code, .breaking_bad, .heisenberg, .magic_software_syndicate, .crypted000078

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 Troldesh.

Typefile
File Name/bREADMEd{1,2}.txtb/
LocationDesktop
Typefile
File NameHow to decrypt your files.txt
LocationDesktop, StartUp
Typescreenshot
LocationDesktop
Typescreenshot
LocationDesktop
Typescreenshot
LocationDesktop
Typescreenshot
LocationDesktop
Typescreenshot
LocationDesktop
Typefile
File NameDECPYPT FILES.txt
LocationDesktop

Executables

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

Executablescsrss.exe, CSRSS.Exe, 7B69E5E2.exe, 113EF1B9.exe, f97e79da.exe, 78875B3B.exe, 56B0E01D.exe, 658C8320.exe, 98C957CA - копия.exe, 577692EB.exe, CB06816D.exe, 53B1AFBD.exe, 0BF946EA.exe, avz00002.dta, 3BA5F31E.exe, D1994CF9.exe, CSRSS0.dll, 7AB73A8D.exe, 35FBCA00.exe, 3C7DF627.exe, ACDB57ED.exe, ClamWin guhjsqltciexd Portable, ClamWinPortable-OYrhgtQ2.exe, rad1a753.tmp, Shade ransomware (2)..exe, _01420000.unpack, TPVCGateway, TPVCGateway.exe, fan, fan.EXE, cuteftp.exe, cuteftp[1].exe.990673554.DROPPED, ransomware shade, sserv.jpg, WUDFHost.exe, myfile.exe, MSBuild.exe, 1c.jpg, csrss(188).gxe, 1c_1_.jpg, 6DYO88DN.exe, fan.EXE, centurion_legion@aol.com (2).exe, centurion_legion@aol.com.exe, schet.23.05.doc.exe, schet.23.05.doc[1].exe, Qki2.dot, U1Midlpu.xlt, baba all.exe, babaalll.exe, executable.exe, Payload1.exe, Payload.exe, setap2.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 Troldesh.

External Pages
  • http://cryptsen7fo43rr6.onion
  • http://cryptsen7fo43rr6.onion.to
  • http://cryptsen7fo43rr6.onion.cab
  • http://whatsmyip.net
  • http://whatismyipaddress.com
  • mailto:files000001@gmail.com
  • mailto:decode00001@gmail.com
  • mailto:decode00002@gmail.com
  • mailto:decode77777@gmail.com
  • mailto:decode99999@gmail.com
  • mailto:files640@gmail.com
  • mailto:ryabinina.lina@gmail.com
  • mailto:vladimirscherbinin1991@gmail.com
  • mailto:lukyan.sazonov26@gmail.com
  • mailto:novikov.vavila@gmail.com
  • mailto:selenadymond@gmail.com
  • mailto:gervasiy.menyaev@gmail.com
  • mailto:robertamacdonald1994@gmail.com
  • mailto:pilotpilot088@gmail.com
  • http://cryptorz76e7vuik.onion
  • http://cryptorz76e7vuik.onion.to
  • http://cryptorz76e7vuik.onion.cab
  • mailto:centurion_legion@aol.com
  • mailto:cyber_baba2@aol.com
  • mailto:a_princ@aol.com
  • mailto:vegclass@aol.com
  • mailto:greebin@india.co
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