Urgent: Report of Desktop Compromise

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Dec 29, 2023
Dear sir/madam,

I am writing to report a cybersecurity incident involving my desktop computer. I believe my system has been compromised, as I encountered an unusual "read me" message on my desktop, and it appears that my files have been accessed without authorization.

Details of the Incident:

Date and Time of Incident:
29/12/2023 & time-15:30:00

Description of Incident:my desktop hacked and E drive was encrypted

***Hello, don't be bored :)

All files on drives are encrypted!

All your files are encrypted on your PC due to a security problem.

Do not do anything, all your files will be lost !!!, you can only recover them via password.

Do not try to unlock the files yourself, you will damage them !!!

To resolve the issue, you must contact us via the email provided.

If you want to restore them, send the code (SE4F0VY) to the email below to get the password
IP Addresses or URLs Involved (if known)******


they have not given any kind of suspicious IP addresses or URLs were provided

Security Measures Taken:Without knowing us they have taken access FTP, my files, & driver E,D

So please taken action regarding this un authorized access

Additional Details:TV5 Enterprise network
Plot No, 129, Railway Parallel Rd, Kumarapark West, Kumara Park West, Seshadripuram, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560020
contact person-9686699129 / 9113035978

I understand the severity of cybersecurity incidents and the importance of prompt action. I am seeking your guidance and assistance in investigating and mitigating this security breach.

Please let me know if there are any specific steps I should take or if you need further information to proceed with the investigation. Your prompt attention to this matter is highly appreciated.

Thank you for your assistance in addressing this cybersecurity issue.


Staff Member
Nov 5, 2019
Hello, Welcome to MalwareTips.
I'm nasdaq and will be helping you.

If you can please print this topic it will make it easier for you to follow the instructions and complete all of the necessary steps in the order listed.

What you are describing looks like you got infected by a Ransomwares.

Navigate to this topic.

Submit a sample of the compromised files for their review.
They will reply and let you know what you are dealing with.

From what we know now, your files are not recoverable.
Your only solution would be to restore the files from a good backup if you have one.

The compromised files can be transferred to a CD or Flash drive.
Should a solution be found in the future you may be able to restore them.

It's never to late to use common sense to guard against being infected.
Tips on how to prevent ransomware attacks

Good luck.

If you have any other issues with this computer please run this program.

Download the Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST).
Choose the 32 or 64 bit version for your system.
and save it to a folder on your computer's Desktop.
Ensure that you are in an Administrator Account
Double-click to run it. When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
Check the boxes as seen here:

Press Scan button.
It will make a log (FRST.txt) in the same directory the tool is run. Please copy and paste it to your reply.
The first time the tool is run, it makes also another log (Addition.txt). Please attach it to your reply.

How to attach a file to your reply:
In the Reply section in the bottom of the topic Click the "more reply Options" button.

Attach the file(s). A 2 Steps process.
Reply to this topic.
Select the "Choose a File" navigate to the location of the File.
Click the file you wish to Attach. <- Step 1.
Click Attach this file. <- Step 2.
Click the Add reply button.

Please post the logs for my review.

Let me know what problems persists.

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