- April 1, 2014
- August 30, 2016 11:25:02 PM
Also Known As:
- Trojan.Ransomlock.AK [Symantec]
- Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows 2000
Ransom.Kovter is a Trojan horse that locks the desktop making the computer unusable. It then asks the user to pay to have it unlocked.
Note: Definitions prior to August, 2016 may detect this threat as Trojan.Ransomlock.AK
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version April 1, 2014 revision 006
Latest Rapid Release version January 19, 2017 revision 032
Initial Daily Certified version April 1, 2014 revision 009
Latest Daily Certified version January 20, 2017 revision 001
Initial Weekly Certified release date April 2, 2014
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Writeup By: Kevin Savage