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Risk Level 1: Very Low

December 11, 1997
February 13, 2007 12:56:22 PM
Trojan Horse

AOL.Trojan is a generic detection for a group of Trojans that are made specifically to work under America Online. Some variants of this Trojan might also open ports to allow a hacker to gain access to the infected system.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 11, 1997
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 1, 2015 revision 037
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 11, 1997 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 1, 2015 revision 032
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Threat Assessment


  • Wild Level: Medium
  • Number of Infections: More than 1000
  • Number of Sites: More than 10
  • Geographical Distribution: High
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy


  • Damage Level: Low


  • Distribution Level: Low

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