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Trojan.Ransomlock!g62

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 24, 2013
Updated:
October 24, 2013 3:05:44 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Ransomlock!g62 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Trojan.Ransomlock family of threats.

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

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 24, 2013 revision 016
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 24, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 24, 2013 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 24, 2013 revision 019
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 30, 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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