W32/PossibleThreat!tr.ransom

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W32/PossibleThreat!tr.ransom is classified as a ransomware trojan.
A ransomware trojan is a type of malware that prevents or restricts the infected user from accessing their system, usually by locking the screen or encrypting the user's files. It then demands payment, usually in the form of cryptocurrency, in order for the system or files to be accessible again.
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  • Make sure that your FortiGate/FortiClient system is using the latest AV database.
  • Quarantine/delete files that are detected and replace infected files with clean backup copies.

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Detection Availability

FortiGate
Extended
FortiClient
FortiMail
FortiSandbox
FortiWeb
Web Application Firewall
FortiIsolator
FortiDeceptor
FortiEDR

Version Updates

Date Version Detail
2024-05-29 92.04721
2024-05-29 92.04718
2024-05-28 92.04695
2024-05-28 92.04694
2024-05-27 92.04656
2024-05-24 92.04574
2024-05-23 92.04543
2024-05-23 92.04536
2024-05-22 92.04507
2024-05-20 92.04447