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Trojan.Ransomcrypt.L

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 3, 2014
Updated:
August 5, 2014 3:35:35 PM
Also Known As:
BAT_CRYPTOR.A [Trend]
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.L is a Trojan horse that encrypts files on the compromised computer and displays a ransom demand.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 3, 2014 revision 004
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 17, 2014 revision 008
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 3, 2014 revision 020
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 18, 2014 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 9, 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.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals passwords.

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: Kazumasa Itabashi

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