Threat Database Ransomware Vvyu Ransomware

Vvyu Ransomware

Cybercriminals have released another threatening ransomware Trojan. Named the Vvyu Ransomware, it is based on the STOP/Djvu family of malware threats. Ransomware infections are designed to lock the data of their victim specifically. Numerous file types, such as documents, images, photos, PDFs, archives, databases, and more will be subjected to encryption via a military-grade cryptographic algorithm and left in an unusable state. The goal of the cybercriminals is to then extort the affected victims for money in exchange for the promise of assisting in the restoration of the data.

When it comes to Vvyu specifically, the threat appends '.vvyu' as a new extension to the files it locks. Affected users also will notice that a new text file has appeared on the breached device. Named '_readme.txt,' the file contains a ransom note with instructions for the victim. Vvyu's operators state that they want to be paid a ransom of $980. However, if the victims contact them within the first 72 hours, the size of the ransom will be reduced by 50%. The note mentions two email addresses that could be used as communication channels. The main email is '' while '' acts as a reserve address.

The full text of Vvyu Ransomware's message 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.
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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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