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Risk Level 1: Very Low

April 20, 2012
August 6, 2015 3:55:15 PM
Infection Length:
63,488 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.K 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 April 20, 2012 revision 017
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 20, 2012 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 3, 2013 revision 004
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 25, 2012
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Santiago Cortes

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