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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 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP
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 May 5, 2015 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 1, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 5, 2015 revision 033
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 3, 2006
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Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Candid Wueest

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