Hpe Ilo Ransomware is a malicious threat that can encrypt data on drives with HPE iLO 4 servers. Currently, there is still not much information about it, but if you keep reading our article, we will provide you with all the details we managed to collect so far. Besides encrypting user’s files, the malware may also show a ransom note asking to pay a ransom. Some say the price they ask might be around 2 Bitcoins, which is about thirteen thousand dollars at the moment of writing. Needless to say, the risk is enormous as the price is high and there are no guarantees at all the hackers behind Hpe Ilo Ransomware will hold on to their word and send victims who pay needed decryption tools. Therefore, if you encountered this threat, we would advise you not to risk your savings and erase the malicious application. Removing it will not restore any data, but it might help you secure the system. To learn more about the malware’s deletion you could read the rest of this text as well as check the instructions located below.
According to researchers, Hpe Ilo Ransomware might attack servers that are connected directly to the Internet or in other words drives that do not use a protected VPN. It is said the hackers could try to brute force the user’s password. Another thing we found out about the malicious application is that there is a chance it may get in by exploiting the system’s vulnerabilities too, although computer security specialists still have no clue what weakness could have been utilized. Either way, in the future, those using HPE iLO 4 or other servers are always advised to use a secure VPN instead of connecting it directly to the Internet. Also, it is essential you use a secure password and keep all software up to date to make sure there would be no vulnerabilities to exploit. Additionally, it would be smart to watch out for suspicious email attachments or other doubtful content as launching such data might be another way to catch a similar threat.
Some of the victims’ reports say Hpe Ilo Ransomware encrypts all files accessible through the attacked server or wipes whole data. In any case, encountering it might mean you could lose a lot of important files in just a bit. Researchers say the malware may start encrypting or wiping out user’s data soon after it locks the server. As a consequence, the victim might be unable to log in to the server. Instead, he should see a warning message possibly saying the system is experiencing some error. What’s more, next to it the victim could see a rather lengthy message starting with “Hey. Your hard disk is encrypted using RSA 2048 asymmetric encryption. To decrypt files, you need to obtain the private key.” The rest of it should instruct the user how to contact the hackers behind Hpe Ilo Ransomware or pay the ransom. Of course, we would not advise doing either of these things as you could end up being scammed. Provided you do not want to risk losing your savings in vain, we encourage you to delete the malicious application.
Clearly, eliminating such a vicious threat might be not an easy task. We will add instructions showing what could be done to get rid of Hpe Ilo Ransomware, but keep it in mind they may not work for you as there is still a lot we do not know about this malicious application yet. The steps will show how to restart the computer in Safe Mode. Afterward, we would recommend searching the computer and drives attached to it for suspicious files that could be related to the malware. If you manage to find such data, make sure it gets removed permanently.
Windows 8/Windows 10
Windows XP/Windows Vista/Windows 7