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This ransomware can stop you from using your PC or accessing your data. It might ask you to pay money to a malicious hacker.
This ransomware is the core loader component of the malicious malware family Ransom:Win32/Enestaller, whose purpose is to decrypt and run malware payloads.
Our ransomware FAQ page has more information on this type of threat.
The trend towards increasingly sophisticated malware behavior, highlighted by the use of exploits and other attack vectors, makes older platforms so much more susceptible to ransomware attacks. From June to November 2017, Windows 7 devices were 3.4 times more likely to encounter ransomware compared to Windows 10 devices.