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SMG.Ransom!gen

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
April 18, 2017
Updated:
April 19, 2017 8:05:23 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Windows
SMG.Ransom!gen is a detection used by Symantec technology that is designed to detect entirely new malware threats without traditional signatures. This technology is aimed at detecting malicious software that has been intentionally mutated or morphed by attackers.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 18, 2017 revision 009
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 26, 2017 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 18, 2017 revision 022
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 26, 2017 revision 008
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 19, 2017
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