Win32/LockScreen [Threat Name] go to Threat

Win32/LockScreen.AKQ [Threat Variant Name]

Category trojan
Size 171520 B
Detection created Mar 29, 2012
Detection database version 7010
Aliases Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Foreign.cqt (Kaspersky)
  Ransom-BC.trojan (McAfee)
  Trojan:Win32/Ransom.HF (Microsoft)
Short description

Win32/LockScreen.AKQ is a trojan that blocks access to the Windows operating system. The trojan is usually a part of other malware.

Installation

The trojan does not create any copies of itself.

Other information

Win32/LockScreen.AKQ 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 information/certain amount of money via Moneypak, Paysafecard, Ukash payment service.


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

  • 7234745624%youridnumber%

The variable %youridnumber% represents a variable 10 digit number.


When the correct password is entered the trojan is deactivated.

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