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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: