- August 6, 2014
- August 30, 2016 11:39:53 PM
Also Known As:
- Trojan.Synolocker [Symantec]
Ransom.Synolocker 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.
Ransom.Synolocker runs on Synology network-attached storage (NAS) devices.
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Definitions prior to August, 2016 may detect this threat as Trojan.Synolocker
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version August 7, 2014 revision 019
Latest Rapid Release version August 30, 2016 revision 023
Initial Daily Certified version August 7, 2014 revision 009
Latest Daily Certified version August 31, 2016 revision 001
Initial Weekly Certified release date August 13, 2014
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Writeup By: Masaki Suenaga, Roberto Sponchioni