Threat level 1
The Internet threat alert status is currently normal. At present, no major epidemics or other serious incidents have been recorded by Kaspersky Lab’s monitoring service.
Threat level 2
The Internet threat alert status is currently raised to low risk. At present, a malicious mass mailing or malware sample with previously unknown functionality has been detected.
Threat level 3
The Internet threat alert status is currently high. At present, there is a significant rise in reports of malware that exploits a critical vulnerability in the Windows operating system.
Threat level 4
The Internet threat alert status is currently critical. At present, malware levels are extremely high. Internet usage may be severely disrupted as the epidemic spreads.
11.29.10 12:55 GMT
status: low risk
Kaspersky Lab warns users about the emergence online of a new version of the Gpcode ransomware program.
The program spreads via malicious websites and P2P networks.
Kaspersky Lab products detect the program as Trojan-Ransom.Win32.Gpcode.ax.
You can read more on our blog.