Win32/LockScreen [Threat Name] go to Threat

Win32/LockScreen.AKH [Threat Variant Name]

Category trojan
Size 432128 B
Detection created Feb 26, 2012
Detection database version 6916
Aliases Trojan.Winlock.AI (BitDefender)
Short description

Win32/LockScreen.AKH is a trojan that blocks access to the Windows operating system.

Installation

The trojan does not create any copies of itself.


In order to be executed on every system start, the trojan sets the following Registry entry:

  • [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\­SOFTWARE\­Microsoft\­Windows NT\­CurrentVersion\­Winlogon]
    • "Shell" = "%malwarefilepath%"
Other information

Win32/LockScreen.AKH is a trojan that blocks access to the Windows operating system.


The trojan displays the following dialog box:

To regain access to the operating system the user is asked to send an SMS message to a specified telephone number in exchange for a password.


When the correct password is entered the trojan is deactivated.


The password to regain access to the operating system is one of the following:

  • 9829554

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