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Ranson.Gen!gm

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 23, 2017
Updated:
June 26, 2017 8:55:47 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Windows
Ranson.Gen!gm is a generic detection for Trojans that encrypt files on the compromised computer and ask the user to pay in order to decrypt them.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 23, 2017 revision 016
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 23, 2017 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 24, 2017 revision 005
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 24, 2017 revision 005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 28, 2017
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