- 20 April 2012
- 26 October 2012 2:19:39 PM
- Infection Length:
- 63,488 bytes
- Systems Affected:
- Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Ransomlock.K is a Trojan horse that locks the desktop making the computer unusable. It then asks the user to pay to have it unlocked.
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Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version 20 April 2012 revision 017
Latest Rapid Release version 2 August 2013 revision 020
Initial Daily Certified version 20 April 2012 revision 019
Latest Daily Certified version 3 August 2013 revision 004
Initial Weekly Certified release date 25 April 2012
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Wild Level: Low
Number of Infections: 0 - 49
Number of Sites: 0 - 2
Geographical Distribution: Low
Threat Containment: Easy
Damage Level: Medium
Payload: Asks the user to pay to unlock the computer.
Writeup By: Santiago Cortes