These days encryptors are very popular and have many varieties. The hackers’ appetites are growing and more advanced counterparts are coming to replace the extortionist WannaCry. The young Ryuk hybrid virus is a trend of 2019.
Ransomware attacks are becoming bigger, more frequent – and more frighteningly inventive.
A huge number of new viruses appear every year in the world, some of which cause notable harm not only to ordinary people, but also to large firms. About 90 million new viruses were created in the world in 2017, and about 300,000 are created daily.
The problem of data recovery after ransomware that encrypts files has increased, with more and more cases recently. Help in these cases is not a trivial task.
Let’s consider some sides of this problem. Ransomware usually encrypts the most-used data such as photos, videos, office files, databases, etс. Ransomwares can give different extensions to encrypted data; they are considered as a same mechanism that uses similar algorithms.