- March 2, 2016
- August 29, 2016 11:03:40 PM
- Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Ransom.SamSam 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.AE
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version May 20, 2016 revision 034
Latest Rapid Release version September 22, 2016 revision 024
Initial Daily Certified version May 20, 2016 revision 049
Latest Daily Certified version September 22, 2016 revision 025
Initial Weekly Certified release date March 2, 2016
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Writeup By: Jason Pantig