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Trojan.Ransomlock.B

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 22, 2009
Updated:
October 26, 2012 1:54:33 PM
Also Known As:
TROJ_RANSOM.QOWA [Trend]
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
5,632 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Ransomlock.B is a Trojan horse that locks the desktop making the computer unusable.

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

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 22, 2009 revision 007
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 22, 2009 revision 023
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 28, 2011 revision 021
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 22, 2009
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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: Low
  • Payload: Locks the desktop making the system unusable.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
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: Yousef Hazimee

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