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Ransom.Karo

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 11, 2017
Updated:
July 13, 2017 11:44:26 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Windows
Ransom.Karo 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 July 11, 2017 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 21, 2017 revision 008
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 12, 2017 revision 007
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 22, 2017 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 12, 2017
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Writeup By: Ke Zhang

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