Threat type: Ransomware

Aliases: Python/Filecoder.EK trojan, Python/Filecoder.EK trojan (NAI)

Platforms: Windows

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