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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 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
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 18, 2014 revision 053
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 5, 2014 revision 009
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 19, 2014 revision 001
  • 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
Writeup By: Kevin Savage

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