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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
Writeup By: Kazumasa Itabashi

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