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Ransom.Zerolocker

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 15, 2014
Updated:
August 30, 2016 1:58:23 PM
Also Known As:
Trojan.Ransomcrypt.N [Symantec]
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Ransom.Zerolocker is a Trojan horse that encrypts files on the compromised computer and then issues a ransom demand.

Note: Definitions prior to August, 2016 may detect this threat as Trojan.Ransomcrypt.N

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 15, 2014 revision 021
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 29, 2016 revision 024
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 16, 2014 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 30, 2016 revision 009
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 20, 2014
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Writeup By: Andrea Lelli

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