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Risk Level 1: Very Low

May 17, 2011
August 6, 2015 3:54:02 PM
Infection Length:
112,640 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.G is a Trojan horse that locks the desktop making the computer unusable. It then asks the user to pay to have it unlocked.

For more information, please see the following resources:
The dawn of ransomwear: How ransomware could move to wearable devices

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 17, 2011 revision 019
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 6, 2016 revision 021
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 17, 2011 revision 022
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 7, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 18, 2011
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Fergal Ladley and Alan Neville

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