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Trojan.Ransomlock.Q!g9

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
November 17, 2013
Updated:
November 18, 2013 9:55:53 AM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Ransomlock.Q!g9 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 November 17, 2013 revision 032
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 17, 2013 revision 032
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 18, 2013 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 18, 2013 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 20, 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
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.

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