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Trojan.Ransomlock!g58

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 30, 2013
Updated:
September 30, 2013 2:56:02 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Ransomlock!g58 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Trojan.Ransomlock family of threats.

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

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 29, 2013 revision 009
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 29, 2013 revision 009
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 29, 2013 revision 020
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 29, 2013 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 2, 2013
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Medium
  • Number of Infections: 50 - 999
  • Number of Sites: 3 - 9
  • Geographical Distribution: Medium
  • Threat Containment: Moderate
  • Removal: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Displays a message demanding payment to restore the compromised computer to its previous condition.
  • Degrades Performance: Locks the desktop making the system unusable.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
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