Avira Virus Lab

wannacry

  • Name
    wannacry
  • Date discovered
    May 16, 2017
  • Type
    Malware
  • Impact
    Medium 
  • Reported Infections
    Medium 
  • Operating System
    Windows
  • VDF version
    7.14.7.44 (2017-05-16 01:00)

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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
    7.14.7.44 (2017-05-16 01:00)
  • Aliases
    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
  • Files
    The following files are changed:
    • This piece of malware encrypts files.

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