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Ransom.Locky

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 16, 2016
Updated:
September 20, 2016 10:10:39 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
95,744 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.Locky is a Trojan horse that encrypts files on the compromised computer.

Further information
For more information on Ransom.Locky, read our blog: Locky ransomware on aggressive hunt for victims

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

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 9, 2016 revision 070
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 1, 2016 revision 005
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 17, 2016 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 1, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 17, 2016
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Jeet Morparia

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