Published Jul 06, 2012|Updated Sep 15, 2017

Ransom:Win32/Reveton.F

Alert level: Severe Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Also detected as: No associated aliases

Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this threat. 

Ransom:Win32/Reveton.F is a member of the Reveton family of ransomware programs that targets users from certain countries. The threat locks your PC and displays a localized webpage that covers your desktop, and demands the payment of a fine for the supposed possession of illicit material.

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

Read our latest comprehensive ransomware report:

Ransomware 1H 2017 review: Global outbreaks reinforce the value of security hygiene