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Risk Level 1: Very Low

October 3, 2012
October 26, 2012 2:38:35 PM
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Ransomlock.W is a Trojan horse that locks the desktop making the computer unusable. It then asks the user to pay to have it unlocked.

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Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 3, 2012 revision 008
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 3, 2012 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 31, 2013 revision 018
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 3, 2012
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Writeup By: Alan Neville

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