Published Nov 09, 2009 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

Trojan:Win32/Ramtopt.A

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: No associated aliases

Summary

Trojan:Win32/Ramtopt.A is a trojan that encrypts files on the local computer.
Manual removal is not recommended for this threat. To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may have been installed, run a full-system scan with an up-to-date antivirus product such as Microsoft Security Essentials, or the Microsoft Safety Scanner. For more information about using antivirus software, see http://www.microsoft.com/security/antivirus/av.aspx.
 
Trojan:Win32/Ramtopt.A may make lasting changes such as encrypting files and that will NOT be restored by detecting and removing this threat. In order to return an affected system to its pre-infected state, files encrypted by Trojan:Win32/Ramtopt.A must be restored from  backup.
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