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Ransom.HDDCryptor

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 16, 2016
Updated:
September 17, 2016 12:26:43 AM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows
Ransom.HDDCryptor is a Trojan horse that encrypts files on the compromised computer and asks the user to pay in order to decrypt them.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 16, 2016 revision 021
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 2, 2017 revision 009
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 17, 2016 revision 001
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 2, 2017 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 21, 2016
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STAR Antimalware Protection Technologies
2016 Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 21
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