What is LambdaLocker Ransomware?
LambdaLocker Ransomware has been found to complete its task as typical ransomware. Details of so far about LambdaLocker Ransomware reports that it also initiates it work by encrypting the files of targeted PCs first. It makes use of AES-256 and SHA-256 cryptography. The encrypted files carries the extension as “.lambda_locked”. For instance you can see that sample.jpg gains the extension as “sample.jpg.lambda_locked”. After the accomplishment of entire encryption procedure, it builds an HTML file (“READ_IT.hTml”), which is visible on desktop. This file is in possession of text against ransom demand in English and Chinese language. Through this text victimized users are suggested to pay a ransom of amount 0.5 Bitcoin which is equivalent to 417 USD/393 EUR within the stipulated time of 24 or 48 hours, if they are willing to have decryption key to get their files back. The files such as word, exel, RAR, photo,TXT, PDF and ZIP has been found to be even more vulnerable to this malware.
The message written in English is:
But as for the Chinese text you can see the message as “warning” connected with symbol of game 'HλLF-LIFE'.
Causes for the entrance of LambdaLocker Ransomware
Usually LambdaLocker Ransomware spreads with the help of fake software update tools, spam email containing malicious attachments, process of sharing files through peer-to-peer and also it comes inside the PC when users visit infected websites.
Impacts of LambdaLocker Ransomware attack
- When LambdaLocker Ransomware arrives insides your PC then important files lose their original extensions and also it becomes inaccessible to you.
- It is capable of having full control on your PC.
- Its presence onto the PC may help in the invasion of other malicious components.
LambdaLocker Ransomware may take the safety of your confidential informations into danger by exposing it to cyber hackers. Therefore it is necessary to eliminate LambdaLocker Ransomware quickly to keep above problems away.
The communication is being carried out through an email account on Russian site.
Latter it was notified that the developers responsible for LambdaLocker Ransomware are using [email protected] email account. The Russian Platform Yandex.com is providing support to this account. Victimized peoples are contacted by developers through it. But it is well known that no one wants to lag behind so just protect themselves from all kind of issues users have developed the habit of keeping backups for their data.