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W32.Rasith

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
April 4, 2016
Updated:
August 30, 2016 10:51:56 PM
Also Known As:
W32.Ransomlock.AP [Symantec]
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
262,144 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows
W32.Rasith is a is a worm that locks the desktop, making the compromised computer unusable. It then asks the user to pay to have it unlocked.

Note: Definitions prior to August, 2016 may detect this threat as W32.Ransomlock.AP

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 20, 2016 revision 034
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 22, 2016 revision 004
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 20, 2016 revision 049
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 22, 2016 revision 025
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 6, 2016
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Writeup By: Fred Gutierrez

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