G DATA security experts analyse extortion Trojan.
Extortion Trojan Locky caused a sensation among computer users and in the media some eight months ago. Now a new development of the malware is being distributed again. The files it encrypts are given the file ending .ODIN. Malware analysts at G DATA have examined the ransomware more closely and present their results in the SecurityBlog. Users of current G DATA security solutions are protected: the malware investigated is known as Script.Trojan-Downloader.Locky.CQ or Win32.Trojan-Ransom.Locky.CQ.