Threat type: Ransomware

Aliases: Trojan-Ransom.BlackMatter (IKARUS)

Platforms: Windows

Overall Risk Rating: Low

Damage Potential: High

Distribution Potential: Low

Reported Infection: Low

Information Exposure: Medium

Overview:

This Ransomware arrives on a system as a file dropped by other malware or as a file downloaded unknowingly by users when visiting malicious sites.

It drops files as ransom note. It avoids encrypting files with the following file extensions.


Source: Trend Micro – Newest Malware Advisories