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Ransom.GandCrab

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 30, 2018
Updated:
February 2, 2018 2:02:24 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Windows
Ransom.GandCrab 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 January 30, 2018 revision 023
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 15, 2018 revision 036
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 31, 2018 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 15, 2018 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 31, 2018
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Writeup By: John Stackpole

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