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Trojan.Ransomlock!g52

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 12, 2013
Updated:
May 13, 2013 1:26:00 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Ransomlock!g52 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Trojan.Ransomlock.AE family of threats.

For more information, please see the following resource:
Trojan.Ransomlock

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 12, 2013 revision 005
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 13, 2013 revision 004
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 5, 2013 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 15, 2013
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Medium
  • Number of Infections: 50 - 999
  • Number of Sites: 3 - 9
  • Geographical Distribution: Medium
  • Threat Containment: Moderate
  • Removal: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Displays a message demanding payment to restore the compromised computer to its previous condition.
  • Degrades Performance: Locks the desktop making the system unusable.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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