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New x1881 CryptoMix Ransomware Variant Released

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Today, MalwareHunterTeam discovered a new variant of the CryptoMixransomware that is appending the .x1881extension to encrypted file names. It's has been about three weeks since a new CryptoMix variant was released, which is quite long for this family of ransomware.

This article will provide a brief summary of what has changed in this new variant. As we are always looking for weaknesses, if you are a victim of this variant and decide to pay the ransom, please send us the decryptor so we can take a look at it. You can also discuss or receive support for Cryptomix ransomware infections in our dedicated CryptomixHelp & Support Topic.

Changes in the x1881 Cryptomix Ransomware Variant

While the encryption methods stay the same in this variant, there have been some slight differences. The ransom note is still named _HELP_INSTRUCTION.TXT, but now uses the x1881@tuta.io, x1883@yandex.com, x1881@protonmail.com, x1884@yandex.com emails for a victim to contact for payment...(continued)

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