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Trojan.Winlock!gen1

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
November 27, 2012
Updated:
November 27, 2012 7:58:54 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Winlock!gen1 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Trojan.Winlock family of threats.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 27, 2012 revision 016
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 27, 2012 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 20, 2013 revision 007
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 28, 2012
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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: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
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