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Trojan.Ramvicrype

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 27, 2009
Updated:
October 29, 2009 10:56:18 PM
Also Known As:
Ransom-N [McAfee]
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
36,864 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Ramvicrype is a Trojan horse that encrypts files on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 27, 2009 revision 004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 27, 2009 revision 008
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 28, 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: Medium
  • Payload: Encrypts files on the compromised computer.

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: Kazumasa Itabashi

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