Threat Database Ransomware Xcvf Ransomware

Xcvf Ransomware

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 15,189
Threat Level: 100 % (High)
Infected Computers: 1,639
First Seen: May 5, 2022
Last Seen: September 7, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

As it is happening almost daily, a new ransomware threat based on the extremely prolific STOP/Djvu Ransomware family was uncovered by security experts. Named the Xcvf Ransomware, the new threat can be very harmful to the infected machine and its user since it will choose the most crucial files, encrypt them by using the most powerful encryption methods available and then ask the victims to pay a ransom if they want to get their data back. As with all versions of the STOP/Djvu Ransomware members, the Xcvf Ransomware asks for the amount of $980 as a ransom fee. However, victims have the alternative of contacting the criminals promptly and getting a 50% of discount.

When the Xcvf Ransomware is active inside the targeted computer, it will scan your machine looking for images, crucial documents and files. As soon as the Xcvf Ransomware localize these files, it will encrypt them and change their extensions to '.xcvf', so that you are no longer able to open your most precious data. This will make a file initially called 'backup.pd' turn into 'backup.pdf.xcvf'. The ransom note used by the Xcvf Ransomware is the same one used by the countless members of this family, which displays its ransom demands inside a plain text file named '_readme.txt". The content present on the ransom note of the Xcvf Ransomware reads:


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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Victims should keep in mind that the encryption method used by the STOP/Djvu family members is practically unbreakable. Therefore, the only solution at this time is to have a recent backup of your files, which should be made regularly. Remember that such backups must be stored in a specific location not connected to your machine. You can keep the backup in a USB flash drive choose an alternative external hard drive storage. Also, remember to remove the Xcvf Ransomware infection fro9m your computer quickly.


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