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Microsoft Security Intelligence
Published Sep 28, 2014 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Ransom:MSIL/Swappa.A

Detected by Microsoft Defender Antivirus

Aliases: Luhe.Fiha.A (AVG) TR/Crypt.cfi.4139 (Avira) MSIL/Filecoder.J trojan (ESET) MSIL/Filecoder.H!tr (Fortinet) Win32.SuspectCrc (Ikarus) Trojan.MSIL.Agent.eqsg (Kaspersky)

Summary

Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

This ransomware can encrypt the files on your PC so that you can't access them. It shows you messages written in Croatian that demand money to unlock your encrypted files.

It can be downloaded by TrojanDownloader:O97M/Donoff.

Our ransomware page has more information on this type of threat.

Microsoft doesn’t recommend you pay the fee. There is no guarantee that paying the ransom will give you access to your files.

If you've already paid, see our ransomware page for help on what to do now.

Run antivirus or antimalware software

Use the following free Microsoft software to detect and remove this threat:

You should also run a full scan. A full scan might find other, hidden malware.

Advanced troubleshooting

To restore your PC, you might need to download and run Windows Defender Offline. See our advanced troubleshooting page for more help.

You can also ask for help from other PC users at the Microsoft virus and malware community.

If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.

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