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Ransom.Ishtar

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 22, 2017
Updated:
June 6, 2017 11:07:15 AM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows
Ransom.Ishtar 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 February 22, 2017 revision 016
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 31, 2017 revision 019
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 22, 2017 revision 021
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 31, 2017 revision 022
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 1, 2017
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