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Trojan.Cryptdef!gen2

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 4, 2014
Updated:
November 7, 2014 3:52:30 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Cryptdef!gen2 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Trojan.Cryptodefense family of threats.

For more information, please see the following resources:
Trojan.Cryptowall

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 4, 2014 revision 007
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 4, 2014 revision 007
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 4, 2014 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 4, 2014 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 9, 2014
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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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