Published Apr 27, 2016|Updated Sep 15, 2017

Ransom:Win32/ZCryptor.A

Alert level: Severe Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Also detected as: No associated aliases

Windows Defender  detects and removes this threat.

This ransomware can stop you from using your PC or accessing your data. It  is distributed through the spam email infection vector. It also gets installed in your machine through other macro malware, or fake installers (Flash Player setup).

Windows 10 protects you from ransomware. Read more:

Windows 10 Creators Update provides next-gen ransomware protection

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