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Trojan.Phonywall

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
November 25, 2015
Updated:
November 25, 2015 11:06:35 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows
Trojan.Phonywall is a Trojan horse that masquerades as Trojan.Cryptowall. It overwrites files on the compromised computer and then asks the user to pay to have the files returned to normal.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 25, 2015 revision 035
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 22, 2016 revision 024
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 25, 2015 revision 038
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 22, 2016 revision 025
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 2, 2015
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Writeup By: John Stackpole

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