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Trojan.Ransomlock.AG

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 15, 2013
Updated:
December 16, 2013 3:53:50 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Linux, Solaris, Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Ransomlock.AG is a Trojan horse that locks the user's browser. It then asks the user to pay to have it unlocked.

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

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 16, 2013 revision 006
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 16, 2013 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 16, 2013 revision 016
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 16, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 21, 2013
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Asks the user to pay to unlock the browser.
  • Causes System Instability: Locks the browser.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Yusuke Kudo

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