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Trojan.Ransomlock!g64

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
December 9, 2013
Updated:
December 10, 2013 6:46:12 AM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Ransomlock!g64 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 December 9, 2013 revision 038
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 9, 2013 revision 038
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 10, 2013 revision 004
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 10, 2013 revision 004
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 11, 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
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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