- January 5, 2016
- August 30, 2016 11:18:53 PM
Also Known As:
- Trojan.Ransomcrypt.Y [Symantec]
- Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Ransom.Ransom32 is a Trojan horse that encrypts files on the compromised computer and asks the user to pay in order to decrypt them.
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Definitions prior to August, 2016 may detect this threat as Trojan.Ransomcrypt.Y
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version January 4, 2016 revision 018
Latest Rapid Release version September 22, 2016 revision 024
Initial Daily Certified version January 4, 2016 revision 020
Latest Daily Certified version September 22, 2016 revision 025
Initial Weekly Certified release date January 6, 2016
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Writeup By: Mark Anthony Balanza