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Hacktool.HideWindow

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:36:31 AM
Type:
Hack Tool
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
varies
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Hacktool.HideWindow is a utility program that hackers often use to hide the windows of applications, which are used for malicious purposes.

Symptoms


Your Symantec antivirus program detects this threat as Hacktool.HideWindow.

Transmission


Hacktool.HideWindow is commonly associated with various IRC Backdoor and Trojan horse programs.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 8, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 22, 2013 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 8, 2004 revision 004
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 22, 2013 revision 021
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 14, 2004
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