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Trojan.KillAV

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 18, 1999
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:39:48 AM
Also Known As:
Trojan.PSW.Stealth [AVP], PWS-AC [McAfee], TROJ_PSW.STEAL [Trend], Troj/PWS-AC [Sophos]
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows XP

Trojan.KillAV is a Trojan horse that tries to terminate and/or remove any antivirus software that is running on the computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 19, 1999
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 10, 2014 revision 005
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 19, 1999 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 10, 2014 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 19, 1999
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
Writeup By: Atli Gudmundsson

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