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Alert level: Severe Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus
Also detected as: No associated aliases
Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this threat.
This threat uses an infected Microsoft Office file to download other malware onto your PC.
It can arrive on your PC as spam email attachment, usually as a Word file (.doc).
You can read more about this threat on the Microsoft Malware Protection Center (MMPC) blog:
- Ransomware: a declining nuisance or an evolving menace?
- No slowdown in Cerber ransomware activity as 2016 draws to a close
- Been shopping lately? Fake credit card email can spook you into downloading Cerber ransomware