Wrui Ransomware

Wrui Ransomware Description

Wrui Ransomware ScreenshotThe STOP/Djvu Ransomware family has remained popular among cybercriminal circles incredibly, and new ransomware variants belonging to the STOP/Djvu Ransomware are still being unleashed in the wild. One of the latest to be observed by the infosec community is a threat called Wrui Ransomware. Although it operates as a simple variant without any major improvements or deviations from the established formula, the Wrui Ransomware is still capable of causing a massive amount of damage to any infected computer system. 

Users affected by the threat will notice that nearly all of their files have become inaccessible and unusable suddenly. The only ones that may have been spared are the files for critical system processes that would have otherwise caused the whole system to become unstable. The goal of the hackers is to extort their victims for money in exchange for the decryption key and software that could potentially restore the locked data.

Whenever the Wrui Ransomware encrypts a file, it would append '.wrui' to that file's original name as a new extension. Meanwhile, the threat also will deliver a ransom note with instructions for its victims. The note will be contained inside text files named '_readme.txt.' According to the message from the hackers, they expect to receive the sum of $980 if they are to help the affected users. As close to $1000 dollars is a sizable amount of money that not everyone has just laying around, the hackers also offer to slash the ransom in half to $490 if they receive communication from their victims within the first 72 hours after the ransomware infection. Two email addresses are provided for that purpose - the main email is 'helpteam@mail.ch' while the reserve address is 'helpmanager@airmail.cc.' Victims of Wrui Ransomware are allowed to attach a single non-important file to their email message that will be decrypted for free.

The full text of Wrui Ransomware's note is:

'ATTENTION!

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:

hxxps://we.tl/t-MWDNpfphPO

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.

To get this software you need write on our e-mail:

helpteam@mail.ch

Reserve e-mail address to contact us:

helpmanager@airmail.cc

Your personal ID:'

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