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Trojan.Winlock

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
November 6, 2012
Updated:
November 6, 2012 5:56:56 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
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.Winlock is a Trojan horse that locks the desktop making the computer unusable.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 6, 2012 revision 016
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 8, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 6, 2012 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 8, 2013 revision 018
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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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: Medium
  • Payload: Locks the computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Alan Neville

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