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Windows

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  • Threat Type: Trojan

  • Destructiveness: No

  • Encrypted:

  • In the wild: Yes

  OVERVIEW


This variant of crypto-ransomware first appeared in 2013. It is one of the known ransomware that encrypts files.

CRILOCK variants are known to be delivered by Cutwail botnet. In some instances, CRILOCK ransomware is delivered by UPATRE and ZEUS as a payload.