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Trojan.Ransomcrypt.H

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 5, 2014
Updated:
March 13, 2014 11:28:39 PM
Type:
Trojan
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.Ransomcrypt.H is a Trojan horse that encrypts files on the compromised computer and asks the user to pay to unlock them.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 5, 2014 revision 006
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 30, 2014 revision 009
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 5, 2014 revision 009
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 31, 2014 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 12, 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
  • Modifies Files: Encrypts files.

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.
Writeup By: Kevin Savage

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