Ransomware Evasion with its Behaviors
Ranjitha V1, Tanuja G2, Anughna N3
1Ranjitha V, Computer Science and Engineering department, GITAM School of Technology, Bengaluru, India.
2Tanuja G, Electronics and communication Engineering department, GITAM School of Technology, Bengaluru, India.
3Anughna N, Electronics and communication Engineering department, GITAM School of Technology, Bengaluru.
Manuscript received on January 01, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on January 20, 2020. | Manuscript published on January 30, 2020. | PP: 2973-2977 | Volume-8 Issue-5, January 2020. | Retrieval Number: E6605018520/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.E6605.018520
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Abstract: Ransomware is a malware, where entire system is encrypted as soon as it gets into the system. Presently it is very hot topic in the IT news as a money making scheme. Since Ransomware is evolving rapidly the studies on it becomes outdated very soon and also cybercriminals who works on Ransomware have created their own bionetwork where they always come up with new techniques like Trojans, bots, coins etc. which will penetrate inside the systems by detouring the antivirus tools. User system can free from attack either by maintaining the system with proper updates and good anti Ransomware tools like Acronics, Trend Micro and many. Companies and domestic users are the ones who are mainly affected by the Ransomware and will be under financial loss. To recognize and to get rid of Ransomware safely by making use of various countermeasures users must know the behavior and variants of Ransomware. There are various articles that gives the information about the different families of Ransomware like Crypto Ransomware, a kind of Ransomware that deletes the actual data of user and encrypts entire files present in the user’s system, Wannacry is other variant that actually targets the windows operating system and encrypts the files and Cryptolocker, Locky etc. are different variants that are present which are unique in their own way. But then this article focuses on the Evasion of Ransomware with special characteristics like unbreakable encryption, giving extensions to files and its capacity lies in encrypting all kinds of data, the Evasion Method includes complete prevention of Ransomware which assists the organization and also domestic user.
Keywords: Crypto Ransomware, Acronics, Trend Micro, Ransomware, Evasion, Wannacry, Cryptolocker, Locky..
Scope of the Article: Recent Trends & Developments in Computer Networks.