Published Jun 10, 2011|Updated Sep 15, 2017

Ransom:Win32/Genasom.DR

Alert level: Severe Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Also detected as: Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Fullscreen.jo (Kaspersky) Trojan.Winlock.3333 (Dr.Web) Win32/LockScreen.AGU trojan (ESET) Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Fullscreen (Ikarus) Ransom!ds (McAfee)

Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

This threat stops you from loading Windows and displays a full-screen message, commonly called a "lock screen". If this threat asks you to pay a fee or fine, do not pay it. The message is a fraud.

It tries to scare you into paying a fine or texting a premium-charge phone number to unlock your PC.

You can read more on our ransomware page.

 

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