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Trojan.Ransomlock.Q!g4

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 14, 2013
Updated:
May 14, 2013 3:56:14 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Ransomlock.Q!g4 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Trojan.Ransomlock.Q family of threats.

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

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 14, 2013 revision 016
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 14, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 14, 2013 revision 023
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 14, 2013 revision 023
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 15, 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
  • Payload: Asks the user to pay to unlock the computer.
  • Causes System Instability: Locks the desktop.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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