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Virus Information

For information on viruses, you can contact us at virushelp@nova.edu . You can also check the following sites listed below online for more information.

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Trend Micro Security Advisories

  • Trojan.W97M.CVE202140444.A - Threat type: Trojan Aliases: HEUR:Exploit.MSOffice.Agent.gen (KASPERSKY) Platforms: Windows Overall Risk Rating: Low Damage Potential: High Distribution Potential: Low Reported Infection: Low Information Exposure: Low Overview: This Trojan arrives on a system as a file dropped by other malware or as a file downloaded unknowingly by users when visiting malicious sites.It takes advantage of certain vulnerabilities.
  • Ransom.Win32.LOCKBIT.YEBGW - Threat type: Ransomware Aliases: Ransom:Win32/Lockbit.AA!MTB (MICROSOFT); W32/Lockbit.C2F8!tr.ransom (FORTINET) Platforms: Windows Overall Risk Rating: Low Damage Potential: High Distribution Potential: Low Reported Infection: Low Information Exposure: Low Overview: This Ransomware arrives on a system as a file dropped by other malware or as a file downloaded unknowingly by users when visiting malicious sites.It drops files as ransom note. It avoids encrypting files with the following file extensions.
  • Ransom.MSIL.CHAOS.A - Threat type: Ransomware Aliases: HEUR:Trojan.MSIL.Fsysna.gen (Kaspersky); Platforms: Windows Overall Risk Rating: Low Damage Potential: High Distribution Potential: Low Reported Infection: Low Information Exposure: Low Overview: This Ransomware arrives on a system as a file dropped by other malware or as a file downloaded unknowingly by users when visiting malicious sites.It encrypts files found in specific folders.
  • Ransom.Win32.BLACKMATTER.THGOCBA - Threat type: Ransomware Aliases: Trojan-Ransom.BlackMatter (IKARUS) Platforms: Windows Overall Risk Rating: Low Damage Potential: High Distribution Potential: Low Reported Infection: Low Information Exposure: Medium Overview: This Ransomware arrives on a system as a file dropped by other malware or as a file downloaded unknowingly by users when visiting malicious sites.It drops files as ransom note. It avoids encrypting files with the following file extensions.
  • Ransom.Win32.SODINOKIBI.YABGC - Threat type: Ransomware Aliases: N/A Platforms: Windows Overall Risk Rating: Low Damage Potential: High Distribution Potential: Low Reported Infection: Low Information Exposure: Medium Overview: This Ransomware arrives on a system as a file dropped by other malware or as a file downloaded unknowingly by users when visiting malicious sites. It may be dropped by other malware.It drops files as ransom note. It avoids encrypting files with the following file extensions.
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