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Risk Level 1: Very Low

January 5, 2014
January 6, 2014 12:45:11 PM
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Ransomlock!g65 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Trojan.Ransomlock family of threats.

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Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 5, 2014 revision 033
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 5, 2014 revision 033
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 6, 2014 revision 001
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 6, 2014 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 8, 2014
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Threat Assessment


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


  • 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 Level: Low
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