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Trojan.Ransomlock!g73

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 7, 2014
Updated:
July 7, 2014 8:52:15 AM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Ransomlock!g73 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Trojan.Ransomlock.G family of threats.

For more information, please see the following resources:
Trojan.Ransomlock
Trojan.Ransomlock.G

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 7, 2014 revision 004
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 7, 2014 revision 004
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 7, 2014 revision 009
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 7, 2014 revision 009
  • 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
  • Payload: Asks the user to pay to unlock the computer.
  • Degrades Performance: Locks the desktop making the system unusable.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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