Published May 22, 2014|Updated Sep 15, 2017

Trojan:Win32/Reveton

Alert level: Severe Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Also detected as: No associated aliases

Microsoft security software detects and removes this threat.

This threat locks your PC and displays a full-screen message, commonly called a "lock screen".

It pretends to be from the FBI or a national police force and tries to scare you into paying a fine to unlock your PC.

See the Win32/Reveton family description for more information.

You can also read more about this type of malware on our ransomware page.

 

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