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Trojan.Shadowlock.B

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 13, 2014
Updated:
February 13, 2014 8:26:37 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
177664 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000
Trojan.Shadowlock.B is a Trojan horse that displays a ransom demand popup window.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 12, 2014 revision 035
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 12, 2014 revision 035
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 13, 2014 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 13, 2014 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 19, 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: Low
  • Payload: Kills processes, displays a ransom popup window, and asks the user to fill out a survey.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Nolan Kent

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