The OPdailyallowance Ransomware is an encryption ransomware Trojan. The OPdailyallowance Ransomware, like most malware of this type, takes the victims' files hostage to demand a ransom payment. The OPdailyallowance Ransomware was first observed on September 6, 2018, and was being distributed through spam email campaigns using corrupted file attachments. The OPdailyallowance Ransomware is a variant of HiddenTear, an open source ransomware engine that has been active since August 2015.
How the OPdailyallowance Ransomware Attacks Your Machine
The OPdailyallowance Ransomware carries out a typical version of the ransomware tactic, using strong encryption to make the victim's files inaccessible and then demanding that the victims pay a large ransom if they want to recover access to the affected files. The OPdailyallowance Ransomware marks the files it encrypts by adding the file extension '.CRYPTR' to the file's name. The OPdailyallowance Ransomware, as well as other threats of its kind, targets the files specified below in these infections:
.jpg, .jpeg, .raw, .tif, .gif, .png, .bmp, .3dm, .max, .accdb, .db, .dbf, .mdb, .pdb, .sql, .dwg, .dxf, .cpp, .cs, .h, .php, .asp, .rb, .java, .jar, .class, .py, .js, .aaf, .aep, .aepx, .plb, .prel, .prproj, .aet, .ppj, .psd, .indd, .indl, .indt, .indb, .inx, .idml, .pmd, .xqx, .xqx, .ai, .eps, .ps, .svg, .swf, .fla, .as3, .as, .txt, .doc, .dot, .docx, .docm, .dotx, .dotm, .docb, .rtf, .wpd, .wps, .msg, .pdf, .xls, .xlt, .xlm, .xlsx, .xlsm, .xltx, .xltm, .xlsb, .xla, .xlam, .xll, .xlw, .ppt, .pot, .pps, .pptx, .pptm, .potx, .potm, .ppam, .ppsx, .ppsm, .sldx, .sldm, .wav, .mp3, .aif, .iff, .m3u, .m4u, .mid, .mpa, .wma, .ra, .avi, .mov, .mp4, .3gp, .mpeg, .3g2, .asf, .asx, .flv, .mpg, .wmv, .vob, .m3u8, .dat, .csv, .efx, .sdf, .vcf, .xml, .ses, .qbw, .qbb, .qbm, .qbi, .qbr , .cnt, .des, .v30, .qbo, .ini, .lgb, .qwc, .qbp, .aif, .qba, .tlg, .qbx, .qby , .1pa, .qpd, .txt, .set, .iif, .nd, .rtp, .tlg, .wav, .qsm, .qss, .qst, .fx0, .fx1, .mx0, .fpx, .fxr, .fim, .ptb, .ai, .pfb, .cgn, .vsd, .cdr, .cmx, .cpt, .csl, .cur, .des, .dsf, .ds4, , .drw, .eps, .ps, .prn, .gif, .pcd, .pct, .pcx, .plt, .rif, .svg, .swf, .tga, .tiff, .psp, .ttf, .wpd, .wpg, .wi, .raw, .wmf, .txt, .cal, .cpx, .shw, .clk, .cdx, .cdt, .fpx, .fmv, .img, .gem, .xcf, .pic, .mac, .met, .pp4, .pp5, .ppf, .nap, .pat, .ps, .prn, .sct, .vsd, .wk3, .wk4, .xpm, .zip, .rar.
The OPdailyallowance Ransomware's Ransom Demand
The OPdailyallowance Ransomware delivers three ransom notes, in the form of TXT and HTML files named 'ATTANTION!!!.txt,' 'PAYMENT !!!.txt,' and 'INTRUCTION.html.' The OPdailyallowance Ransomware ransom notes contain the following ransom message:
Can't find the files that you need?
Is the content of your files that you need, unreadable?
This is normal because the data within your files has been encrypted.
What is encryption ?
Encryption is a reversible transformation of information in order to conceal it from unauthorized persons, but providing at the same time access to it for authorized users. To
become an authorized user and make the process truly reversible, e.g. - to be able to decrypt your files, you need to have a special private key.
Additionally, you require the corresponding decryption software with which your files wil return to its original form.
Where do I get bitcoin?
Your visit hxxp://localbitcoin[.]com to buy bitcoin
What do I have to do?
The first thing you should do is to read the instructions to end.
The instructions that you find within your folders, along with your encrypted files, are not infected with malware, but rather they are to assist you.
After reading this text, 100% of people turn to their favorite search engine with the word Cryptor where you'll find a lot of thoughts, ideas, and instructions.
Think logically - we are the ones who have locked your files and the only ones who can decrypt your files.
Only with private keys that can recover your files.
Do not reboot your system as your core operating systems have been encrypted. Rebooting will make restoration of your system and files impossible.
Please be weary that atempting to load recovery media via USB or CD-ROM has been disabled. Atempting to do so will result in the corruption of your data.
Please Note: Failure to remit payment will result in the publishing of your personal files which have been copied to our system. We will decrypt your files and publish them for the world. Please consider this when deciding whether you would like your files back
If you do not heed our advice, we will not be able to help you - plain and simple.
For your information: The private key are a paid product.
After purchasing the Private keys, you can:
1. Decrypt all of your files
2. Work with your documents
3. View your photos, music, and other media
4. Continue with your habitual and comfortable work with your system
If you are aware of the importance and criticality of your situation, then we suggest you go directly to the decryption page. On this page, you will enter your unique code with instructions on how to restore your files.
TO GET THE KEY DECRYPT FILE PAY TO US
Send Bitcoin: 0,3 BTC To this Address : 1CajF6395CNBrXxjGqVsALcTvNhyRbQebu'
Computer users that refrain from following the instructions in the OPdailyallowance Ransomware's ransom notes may avoid spending a lot of money without anything in return. Instead, computer users should protect their data by having file backups that are kept on safe and trusted places.