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Trojan.Ransomcrypt.N

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 15, 2014
Updated:
August 18, 2014 11:39:18 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
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.N is a Trojan horse that encrypts files on the compromised computer and then issues a ransom demand.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 15, 2014 revision 021
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 15, 2014 revision 021
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 16, 2014 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 16, 2014 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 20, 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: Issues a ransom demand.
  • 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: Andrea Lelli

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