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Trojan.Cryptolocker!g2

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
November 8, 2013
Updated:
November 14, 2013 7:52:22 PM
Also Known As:
Trojan.Ransomcrypt!g4 [Symantec]
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Cryptolocker!g2 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Trojan.Cryptolocker family of threats.

Note: Virus definitions dated November 13, 2013 or earlier may detect this threat as Trojan.Ransomcrypt!g4.

For more information, please see the following resource:
Cryptolocker: A Thriving Menace

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 8, 2013 revision 006
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 13, 2013 revision 033
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 8, 2013 revision 018
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 14, 2013 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 13, 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: Demands a ransom to decrypt files on the compromised computer.
  • Modifies Files: Encrypts files on the compromised computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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