Trojan:Win32/Loktrom.A Description

Trojan:Win32/Loktrom.A is a Trojan that is used by attackers to spread a certain ransomware program.

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Trojan:Win32/Loktrom.A blocks affected PC users from accessing the desktop. Trojan:Win32/Loktrom.A displays a pop-up image/warning message on the screen of the targeted computer claiming that illegitimate activity has been detected on your computer and you need to transfer the payment to a certain prepaid mobile account to unlock the desktop. Trojan:Win32/Loktrom.A may add a randomly-generated file name. Trojan:Win32/Loktrom.A creates the certain registry entries so that it can run automatically every time Windows is started. Trojan:Win32/Loktrom.A states that upon sending the payment, you will receive an unlock code to restore access to your PC. Trojan:Win32/Loktrom.A also deceptively declares association with Windows and Microsoft Security Essentials, when, in actuality, it is not related to Windows or Microsoft.

Trojan:Win32/Loktrom.A Automatic Detection Tool (Recommended)

Is your PC infected with Trojan:Win32/Loktrom.A? To safely & quickly detect Trojan:Win32/Loktrom.A we highly recommend you run the malware scanner listed below.

Technical Details

Registry Modifications

Tutorial: To edit and delete registry entries manually, read the tutorial on how to remove malicious registry entries.

Tip & Warning: Editing and removing the wrong registry keys can severely damage your PC, so remember to backup your Windows Registry! To optimize your Windows Registry and speed up your PC, download RegHunter's registry cleaner.
  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY..\..\{Value}HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "explorer" = "[malware file name]"HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon = "Shell" = "[malware file name]"
Posted: November 15, 2012 | By
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Threat Metric
Threat Level: 9/10
Detection Count: 225
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