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Trojan.Cryzip

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 12, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:51:53 PM
Also Known As:
Trojan.Win32.Cryzip.a [Kaspers, TROJ_CRYZIP.A [Trend Micro], Cryzip.A [Panda Software]
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows

Trojan.Cryzip is a Trojan horse that creates password-protected ZIP files on the compromised computer. It then issues a ransom demand to recover any affected files.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 13, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 13, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 15, 2006
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Rodney Andres

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