Alert level: Severe
Windows Defenderdetects and removes this threat.
This threat can lock your PC and stop you from accessing your files. It shows you a "lock screen" that asks to pay money or provide your sensitive information to get access to your PC again.
It can be installed on your PC when you visit a malicious or hacked website, or when you click on a malicious link in a spam email.
You can read more about this type of threat onour ransomware page.
Artikelnummer: 4027834 – Letzte Überarbeitung: 28.07.2017 – Revision: 1