Threat type: Ransomware
Aliases: Python/Filecoder.EK trojan, Python/Filecoder.EK trojan (NAI)
Overall Risk Rating: Low
Damage Potential: Medium
Distribution Potential: Low
Reported Infection: Low
Information Exposure: Low
This ransomware locks the user out of their devices by locking the screen.
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.
Source: Trend Micro – Newest Malware Advisories