Name TR/Ransom.Gen
Date Discovered May 16, 2017
Type Malware
Reported infection
Operating system Windows
VDF Version (2017-05-16 01:00)

A generic detection routine designed to detect common family characteristics shared in several variants. This special detection routine was developed in order to detect unknown variants and will be enhanced continuously.

VDF Version (2017-05-16 01:00)
  • Avira: TR/Ransom.Gen
  • Avast: Win32:WanaCry-A
  • ESET: Win32/Filecoder.WannaCryptor.D trojan
  • G Data: Trojan.Ransom.WannaCryptor.A
  • Kaspersky Lab: Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Wanna.b
  • Microsoft: Ransom:Win32/WannaCrypt
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