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Ransom.Locky.B

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 31, 2017
Updated:
September 26, 2017 2:34:41 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Windows
Ransom.Locky.B is a Trojan horse that encrypts files on the compromised computer and demands a payment to decrypt them.

Note: Definitions prior to September 24, 2017 may detect this threat as Ransom.Lukitus.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 31, 2017 revision 005
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 28, 2017 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 31, 2017 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 28, 2017 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 6, 2017
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Writeup By: Jason Pantig

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