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Hacktool.PWS.QQPass

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 12, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:44:20 AM
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

Hacktool.PWS.QQPass is a Trojan creation tool. The Trojans created with this tool can be programmed to steal dial-up networking telephone numbers and passwords, as well as the passwords of OICQ, which is a popular Chinese chat program. The filename of the file detected as Hacktool.PWS.QQPass consists of five random letters with the .exe extension.

Then, the Trojan sends this information to a specified set of email addresses.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 13, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 13, 2003 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 19, 2014 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 19, 2003
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: Yana Liu

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