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Ransom.TorrentLocker

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 20, 2014
Updated:
August 30, 2016 11:52:18 AM
Also Known As:
Trojan.Cryptolocker.H [Symantec]
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
359,936 bytes
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.TorrentLocker 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.

Note: Definitions prior to August, 2016 may detect this threat as Trojan.Cryptolocker.H

For more information, see our blog:
The dawn of ransomwear: How ransomware could move to wearable devices

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 20, 2014 revision 005
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 6, 2016 revision 018
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 20, 2014 revision 018
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 6, 2016 revision 022
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 27, 2014
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Takayoshi Nakayama

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