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Alert level: Severe Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus
Also detected as: MSIL/Filecoder.LL!tr (Fortinet) TR/Ransom.dneey (Avira)
Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this threat.
This ransomware renders files inaccessible by encrypting them. It renames encrypted files to add the extension name .enc.
After encrypting files, this ransomware sets the desktop wallpaper. The wallpaper serves as a ransom note, providing instructions on how one can pay to restore access to encrypted files or avoid subsequent attacks.
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