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This threat can lock your PC and stop you from accessing your files. It shows you a "lock screen" that asks to pay money or provide your sensitive information to get access to your PC again.
It can be installed on your PC when you visit a malicious or hacked website, or when you click on a malicious link in a spam email.
You can read more about this type of threat on our ransomware page.