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Ransom.Cryptolocker.D

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 24, 2014
Updated:
August 30, 2016 11:41:33 AM
Also Known As:
Trojan.Cryptolocker.D [Symantec]
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
257024
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Ransom.Cryptolocker.D is a Trojan horse that encrypts files on the compromised computer and then prompts the user to purchase a key in order to decrypt them.

Note: Definitions prior to August, 2016 may detect this threat as Trojan.Cryptolocker.D

For more information, please see the following resources:
Cryptolocker Q&A: Menace of the Year
Cryptolocker: A Thriving Menace

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 24, 2014 revision 002
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 23, 2016 revision 004
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 28, 2014 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 23, 2016 revision 018
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 29, 2014
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Takayoshi Nakayama

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