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Trojan.Randsom.A

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 1, 2006
Updated:
May 1, 2006 5:32:52 PM
Also Known As:
Troj/Ransom-A [Sophos]
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows 2000
Trojan.Randsom.A is a Trojan horse that locks access to a compromised computer. It then issues a ransom demand to recover any affected files.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 1, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 22, 2014 revision 039
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 1, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 23, 2014 revision 018
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 3, 2006
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Writeup By: Candid Wueest

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