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Trojan.Ransomlock.Q!g6

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
November 19, 2013
Updated:
November 20, 2013 3:14:00 AM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Ransomlock.Q!g6 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Trojan.Ransomlock.Q family of threats.

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

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 19, 2013 revision 037
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 19, 2013 revision 037
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 20, 2013 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 20, 2013 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 20, 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 computer.
  • Causes System Instability: Locks the desktop.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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