Classifying Ransomware? A Ransomware Classification Framework Based on File-Deletion and File-Encryption Attack Structures

This paper evaluates attack methodologies of a ransomware attack: the underlying file deletion and file-encryption attack structures. In the former, the authors uncover the data recovery-prevention techniques and in the latter, they uncover the associated cryptographic attack models. The deeper comprehension of potential flaws and inadequacies exhibited in these attack structures form the basis of the overall objective of this paper. The deeper comprehension also enables the provision of enough technical information to guide decisions by victims before making hasty decisions to pay a ransom which might result into not only financial loss but loss of access to the attacked files if decryption is not possible by the attacker.

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