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Ransom.Ransom32

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 5, 2016
Updated:
August 30, 2016 11:18:53 PM
Also Known As:
Trojan.Ransomcrypt.Y [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.Ransom32 is a Trojan horse that encrypts files on the compromised computer and asks the user to pay in order to decrypt them.

For more information, please see the following resources:

Note: 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

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