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Ransom.Arena

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 5, 2017
Updated:
October 9, 2017 10:46:09 AM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Windows
Ransom.Arena 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 October 5, 2017 revision 019
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 5, 2017 revision 021
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 5, 2017 revision 032
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 5, 2017 revision 032
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 11, 2017
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Writeup By: Mark Anthony Balanza

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