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Trojan.Ransomlock.F

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
December 20, 2010
Updated:
October 26, 2012 2:07:35 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
40,448 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Ransomlock.F is a Trojan horse that makes the compromised computer unusable by locking the desktop. It then prompts the user to purchase an unlock code in order to restore access to the computer.

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

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 20, 2010 revision 017
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 20, 2010 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 28, 2013 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 22, 2010
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

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 and prompts the user to pay for an unlock code

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Paul Mangan

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