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The World Wide Web pages of 'Virus or Hoax?' are created to provide you with basic information about viruses, hoaxes, Trojan horses, macro viruses and Internet related viruses, such as worms and email bombs.

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  Latest Threats


F-Secure

Trojan:W32/Petya.F

This ransomware first came to public notice in an outbreak on 27 June 2017 which affected multiple institutions in various countries, notably Ukraine, Spain, Denmark and Russia.

Trojan.Ransom.WannaCryptor

Trojan.Ransom.WannaCryptor identifies the WannaCry ransomware, which encrypts the affected device and demands payment of a ransom to restore normal use. WannaCry is also known as Wanna Decryptor and WCryr.

Backdoor!Online

This detection from the F-Secure Security Cloud identifies a file with behavior or characteristics that match known backdoors.

Trojan!Online

This detection from the F-Secure Security Cloud identifies a file with behavior or characteristics that match known trojans.

Gen:Variant.Application.Bundler

Gen:Variant.Application.Bundler identifies software that is distributed bundled together with other components or programs.

Symantec

Trojan.Ismdoor.B

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

Exp.CVE-2017-8601

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

Exp.CVE-2017-8605

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

Exp.CVE-2017-8617

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

Exp.CVE-2017-8618

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

Exp.CVE-2017-8619

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

Exp.CVE-2017-0243

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.

Exp.CVE-2017-8592

Risk Level: Very Low. Type: Trojan.