- 21 June 2012
- 3 December 2012 2:47:13 PM
- Infection Length:
- 450,560 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.Fakeavlock is a Trojan horse that locks applications making the computer unusable and attempts to convince the user to purchase software in order to remove non-existent malware or security risks.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version 20 June 2012 revision 018
Latest Rapid Release version 23 May 2013 revision 004
Initial Daily Certified version 20 June 2012 revision 020
Latest Daily Certified version 23 May 2013 revision 003
Initial Weekly Certified release date 27 June 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: Misrepresents the security status of a computer and asks user to pay for software activation.
Causes System Instability: Performs actions that prevents the user from accessing certain programs on the computer.
Writeup By: Andrea Lelli