Published Apr 15, 2015|Updated Jan 10, 2018

Win32/Troldesh

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: No associated aliases

Summary

Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this threat. 

This ransomware encrypts the files on your PC and shows you a webpage with instructions on how to decrypt them.

This threat might have been downloaded onto your PC by other malware.

The trend towards increasingly sophisticated malware behavior, highlighted by the use of exploits and other attack vectors, makes older platforms so much more susceptible to ransomware attacks. From June to November 2017, Windows 7 devices were 3.4 times more likely to encounter ransomware compared to Windows 10 devices.

Read our latest report: A worthy upgrade: Next-gen security on Windows 10 proves resilient against ransomware outbreaks in 2017.

 

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