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Ransom.HiBuddy

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
December 28, 2015
Updated:
August 30, 2016 11:17:09 PM
Also Known As:
Trojan.Ransomcrypt.X [Symantec]
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris, Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Ransom.HiBuddy is a Trojan horse that encrypts files on the compromised computer and asks the user to pay in order to decrypt them.

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

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 28, 2015
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 30, 2016 revision 018
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 29, 2015 revision 005
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 30, 2016 revision 021
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 30, 2015
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Writeup By: John Stackpole

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