Conti Ransomware infection, is increasing by the day, using unique techniques like fast encryption, string encoding, targeted damage and abusing Windows Restart Manager.
Conti is modern human operated ransomware with advanced unusual features for fast encryption, anti-analysis, and direct execution.
This ransomware is directly controlled by attacker on targeted victims and can also target local network of victim via SMB.
It is believed to be successor of Ryuk Ransomware based on the code reuse and unique TrickBot distribution. Conti is using same ransom note that Ryuk had dropped in earlier attacks.