Published Sep 09, 2013|Updated Sep 15, 2017

Ransom:Win32/Crilock.A

Alert level: Severe Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Also detected as: No associated aliases

Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

It encrypts your files and displays a webpage that asks you to pay a fee to unlock them.

This threat is usually installed on your PC by other malware. You can read more about ransomware on our Ransomware page.

Windows 10 protects you from ransomware. Read more:

Windows 10 Creators Update provides next-gen ransomware protection

Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.