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Ransom.CryptoWall!g2

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 4, 2014
Updated:
September 1, 2016 10:49:06 AM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Ransom.CryptoWall!g2 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Ransom.Cryptodefense family of threats.

For more information, please see the following resources:
Ransom.Cryptodefense

Note: Definitions prior to September, 2016 may detect this threat as Trojan.Cryptdef!gen2

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 4, 2014 revision 007
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 31, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 4, 2014 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 1, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 9, 2014
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