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Trojan.Ransomlock.G

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 17, 2011
Updated:
August 6, 2015 3:54:02 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
112,640 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows
Trojan.Ransomlock.G is a Trojan horse that locks the desktop making the computer unusable. It then asks the user to pay to have it unlocked.

For more information, please see the following resources:
Trojan.Ransomlock
The dawn of ransomwear: How ransomware could move to wearable devices

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 17, 2011 revision 019
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 26, 2017 revision 018
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 17, 2011 revision 022
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 27, 2017 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 18, 2011
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Writeup By: Fergal Ladley and Alan Neville

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