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Ransom.Cryptolocker.B

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 31, 2014
Updated:
August 30, 2016 11:34:19 AM
Also Known As:
Trojan.Cryptolocker.F [Symantec]
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows
Ransom.Cryptolocker.B 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.F

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 31, 2014 revision 009
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 13, 2017 revision 025
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 1, 2014 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 14, 2017 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 4, 2014
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Writeup By: Kevin Savage

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