Trojan.Randsom.C

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Discovered: January 05, 2008
Updated: January 05, 2008 3:41:38 PM

Trojan.Randsom.C is a Trojan horse that locks users out of their computer and then issues a ransom demand to be paid via phone.

Symantec Security Response is currently investigating this threat and will post more information as it becomes available.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 05, 2008 revision 007
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 05, 2008 revision 007
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 05, 2008 revision 009
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 05, 2008 revision 009
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 09, 2008

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