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Trojan.Cryptolocker!g5

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 31, 2014
Updated:
July 31, 2014 5:18:20 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Cryptolocker!g5 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Trojan.Cryptolocker.F family of threats.

For more information, please see the following resource:
Cryptolocker: A Thriving Menace

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 31, 2014 revision 017
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 31, 2014 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 31, 2014 revision 025
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 31, 2014 revision 025
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 6, 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: Demands a ransom to decrypt files on the compromised computer.
  • Modifies Files: Encrypts files on the compromised computer.

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.

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