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Ransom.Spora

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 10, 2017
Updated:
January 11, 2017 9:52:44 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Windows
Ransom.Spora 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 January 10, 2017 revision 023
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 24, 2017 revision 008
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 11, 2017 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 24, 2017 revision 019
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 11, 2017
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Writeup By: John Stackpole

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