- April 1, 2014
- August 30, 2016 11:25:02 PM
Also Known As:
- Trojan.Ransomlock.AK [Symantec]
- Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
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 October 22, 2016 revision 009
Initial Daily Certified version April 1, 2014 revision 009
Latest Daily Certified version October 22, 2016 revision 001
Initial Weekly Certified release date April 2, 2014
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Writeup By: Kevin Savage