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Ransom.OMG

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 3, 2014
Updated:
August 30, 2016 1:46:58 PM
Also Known As:
Trojan.Ransomcrypt.G [Symantec]
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Ransom.OMG is a Trojan horse that encrypts certain files on the compromised computer.

Note: Definitions prior to August, 2016 may detect this threat as Trojan.Ransomcrypt.G

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 3, 2014 revision 023
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 22, 2016 revision 004
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 3, 2014 revision 034
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 22, 2016 revision 025
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 5, 2014
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Writeup By: Mark Anthony Balanza

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