Manuscript received on February 01, 2020. | Revised Manuscript received on February 05, 2020. | Manuscript published on February 30, 2020. | PP: 287-293 | Volume-9 Issue-3, February, 2020. | Retrieval Number: C4765029320/2020©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.C4765.029320
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Abstract: Ransomware is the word which is very popular nowadays. Ransomware is a malicious program that infects the device once it gets into and cannot decrypt the data until the key is provided by the hacker. Ransomware not only forbids the access but also infect the network, where it is communicating with, by encrypting the content that is located on mapped and unmapped network drives where the whole organization networks falls down. In Ransomware various families exist like Cryptoworm, Raas and many. This Ransomware Target is mainly on corporates for beneficial profits. Cryptocurrency is one of the enabling factors of Ransomware. In 2019 according to research work Ransomware raised because of phishing emails and smshing to 109 percent over 2017. Ransomware detections in the first half of the year were up 77% compared to the latter half of 2018. Around 851 million Ransomware contagious activities happened in 2018. 34% of corporates came across with this malware and took months or more to recover back and to access their own data. The algorithms that are used by the Ransomware is very complex which cannot be understood by the normal users. This article is to share research findings about Ransomware, some unknown facts where exactly how Ransomware is growing, and also Restrict Recognize React concept (RRR concept) of Ransomware which is mainly for avoiding Ransomware. Restricting is the measures that as to be carried out for avoiding the Ransomware, Recognize is for identifying the Ransomware if device is infected with it, React is mainly responding to the attack to get rid of Ransomware.
Keywords: Cryptoworm, Raas, Cryptocurrency, Ransomware, phishing, smshing, RRR concept.