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Risk Level 1: Very Low

October 9, 2012
November 26, 2012 3:34:32 AM
Also Known As:
Troj/Ransom-KT [Sophos]
Infection Length:
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.Y 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 pending
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 10, 2012 revision 034
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 28, 2013 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 10, 2012
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Writeup By: Paul Mangan

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