- July 16, 2014
- August 30, 2016 11:39:56 AM
Also Known As:
- Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Onion [Kaspersky], Win32/Critroni.A [Microsoft], TROJ_CRYPCTB.A [Trend], Trojan.Cryptolocker.G [Symantec]
Ransom.CTBLocker is a Trojan horse that encrypts files on the compromised computer and then prompts the user to purchase a password in order to decrypt them.
Definitions prior to August, 2016 may detect this threat as Trojan.Cryptolocker.G
For more information, see our blog:
The dawn of ransomwear: How ransomware could move to wearable devices
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version July 16, 2014 revision 006
Latest Rapid Release version January 11, 2017 revision 023
Initial Daily Certified version July 16, 2014 revision 016
Latest Daily Certified version January 12, 2017 revision 008
Initial Weekly Certified release date July 16, 2014
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Writeup By: Mark Anthony Balanza