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Ransom.Erebus

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 12, 2017
Updated:
June 13, 2017 1:47:49 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Linux
Ransom.Erebus is a Trojan horse that encrypts files on the compromised computer and demands a payment to decrypt them.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 12, 2017 revision 016
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 12, 2017 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 12, 2017 revision 020
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 12, 2017 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 14, 2017
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Writeup By: Sam Kim

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