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Trojan.Ransomlock.G!g4

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 11, 2013
Updated:
July 11, 2013 7:02:08 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Ransomlock.G!g4 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Trojan.Ransomlock.G family of threats.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 11, 2013 revision 018
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 11, 2013 revision 018
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 11, 2013 revision 021
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 11, 2013 revision 021
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 17, 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.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
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