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AOL4Free Trojan Horse

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
April 16, 1997
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:54:19 AM
Type:
Trojan Horse

This trojan horse program should not be confused with the AOL4Free virus hoax message, which was distributed under the same name in the same timeframe (March 1997).



Likelihood: Common
Region Reported: America Online e-mail
Characteristics: Trojan Horse
Target Platform: DOS, Windows 3.1, Windows 95

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 16, 1997
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 16, 1997
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 16, 1997
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 16, 1997
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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