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Trojan.Ransomlock.AC

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 6, 2013
Updated:
March 6, 2013 5:44:29 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Ransomlock.AC is a Trojan horse that encrypts files on the compromised computer and then asks the user to pay to have them decrypted.

For more information, please see the following resource:
Trojan.Ransomlock

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 6, 2013 revision 008
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 6, 2013 revision 009
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 6, 2013 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 6, 2013 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 13, 2013
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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
  • Modifies Files: Encrypts files on the compromised computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Alan Neville

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