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Ransom.Cerber

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 3, 2016
Updated:
August 24, 2016 10:52:29 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
176,128 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.Cerber is a Trojan horse that encrypts files on the compromised computer.


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

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 20, 2016 revision 034
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 23, 2016 revision 024
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 20, 2016 revision 049
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 24, 2016 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 9, 2016
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Writeup By: Masaki Suenaga

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2016 Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 21
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