Ransomware Analysis and Method for Minimize the Damage

랜섬웨어 분석과 피해 최소화 방안

  • Received : 2015.12.11
  • Accepted : 2016.01.18
  • Published : 2016.02.29


Ransomware was a malicious code that active around the US, but now it spreads rapidly all over the world and emerges in korea recently because of exponential computer supply and increase in users. Initially ransomware uses e-mail as an attack medium in such a way that induces to click a file through the spam mail Pam, but it is now circulated through the smart phone message. The current trend is an increase in the number of damage, including attacks such as the domestic large community site by ransomware hangul version. Ransomware outputs a warning message to the user to encrypt the file and leads to monetary damages and demands for payment via bitcoin as virtual currency is difficult to infer the tracking status. This paper presents an analysis and solutions to damage cases caused by ransomware.


Ransomware;Malicious Code;Spam Mail;Encryption;Tracking Status


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