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OSX.Ransom

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 22, 2017
Updated:
February 23, 2017 4:44:01 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Mac
OSX.Ransom 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 023
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 23, 2017 revision 032
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 23, 2017 revision 001
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 24, 2017 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 1, 2017
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Sam Kim

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