Published Sep 26, 2012|Updated Sep 15, 2017

Trojan:Win32/Weelsof

Alert level: Severe Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Also detected as: No associated aliases

Windows Defender detects and removes this threat.

Trojan:Win32/Weelsof is a family of ransomware trojans that targets people from certain countries. It locks your PC and displays a localized webpage that covers your desktop and demands the payment of a fine for the supposed possession of illicit material.

Some variants of Trojan:Win32/Weelsof can make lasting changes to your PC that make it difficult for you to download, install, run, or update your antivirus software.