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Trojan.Cryptolocker.D

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 24, 2014
Updated:
January 24, 2014 12:00:47 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
257024
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000
Trojan.Cryptolocker.D is a Trojan horse that encrypts files on the compromised computer and then prompts the user to purchase a key in order to decrypt them.

For more information, please see the following resources:
Cryptolocker Q&A: Menace of the Year
Cryptolocker: A Thriving Menace

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 24, 2014 revision 002
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 27, 2014 revision 019
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 28, 2014 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 28, 2014 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 29, 2014
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

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
Writeup By: Takayoshi Nakayama

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