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Trojan.Ransomlock.G!g5

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 19, 2014
Updated:
January 23, 2014 10:24:11 AM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows 2000
Trojan.Ransomlock.G!g5 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Trojan.Ransomlock.G family of threats.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 20, 2014 revision 019
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 20, 2014 revision 019
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 21, 2014 revision 005
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 21, 2014 revision 005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 22, 2014
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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.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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