Home Malware Programs Trojans Win64/Reveton.E


Posted: November 10, 2014

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 9/10
Infected PCs: 9
First Seen: November 10, 2014
Last Seen: October 18, 2020
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Win64/Reveton.E is representative of the ransomware family of cyber threats. Win64/Reveton.E is distributed through expansion of spam emails with dubious subject line and usually a Microsoft Word document attached to them. The document a cover for the malware dropper used to deploy the malware that locks your computer and claims payment to unlock it. Win64/Reveton.E uses the extortion model to generate profits for its creators. Security experts advise you not to pay the ransom and keep back-ups of your important files. You should remember to be very suspicious when you receive spam emails, and you are strongly advised not to download files attached to them or open links provided by spam emails.