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Trojan.Ransomlock.K

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
20 April 2012
Updated:
26 October 2012 2:19:39 PM
Type:
Trojan
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.

For more information, please see the following resource:
Trojan.Ransomlock

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version 20 April 2012 revision 017
  • Latest Rapid Release version 24 June 2014 revision 006
  • 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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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Asks the user to pay to unlock the computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Santiago Cortes