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Trojan.Ransomcrypt.E

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 28, 2013
Updated:
September 16, 2013 2:47:13 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Ransomcrypt.E is a Trojan horse that encrypts certain documents on the compromised computer and locks the desktop.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 28, 2013 revision 007
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 28, 2013 revision 007
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 28, 2013 revision 016
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 28, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 4, 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: Locks the compromised computer.
  • Modifies Files: Encrypts files on the compromised computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Jeet Morparia

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