Threat Database Ransomware Kcbu Ransomware

Kcbu Ransomware

The Kcbu Ransomware is a threatening tool that, according to cybersecurity experts, carries a strong encryption routine. Infected systems will have the data stored on them encrypted and rendered unusable. The threat actors' goal is to extort money from the impacted users or organizations. At its core, the Kcbu Ransomware is a variant belonging to the infamous STOP/Djvu malware family. Victims of threats from this family should be warned that there is a high chance that additional, threatening payloads also were dropped on their devices. The STOP/Djvu operators have been observed to deploy threats such as the Vidar Stealer and the RedLine stealer.

The files affected by the threat will have '.kcbu' appended to their names. In addition, the malware will create a text file named '_readme.txt.' Inside the file is a ransom note with instructions from the attackers. According to their message, victims will have to pay a $980 ransom if they want to receive a decryption tool and the necessary decryption keys from the hackers. The note states that victims who contact the attackers - by messaging the or email addresses, within 72 hours of the Kcbu Ransomware infection will receive a 50% discount on the price of the ransom.

The full text of Kcbu Ransomware's instructions is:


Don't worry, you can return all your files!
All your files like pictures, databases, documents and other important are encrypted with strongest encryption and unique key.
The only method of recovering files is to purchase decrypt tool and unique key for you.
This software will decrypt all your encrypted files.
What guarantees you have?
You can send one of your encrypted file from your PC and we decrypt it for free.
But we can decrypt only 1 file for free. File must not contain valuable information.
You can get and look video overview decrypt tool:
Price of private key and decrypt software is $980.
Discount 50% available if you contact us first 72 hours, that's price for you is $490.
Please note that you'll never restore your data without payment.
Check your e-mail "Spam" or "Junk" folder if you don't get answer more than 6 hours.

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