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Ariskkey

Updated:
February 12, 2007 9:52:40 AM
Type:
Security Assessment Tool
Name:
Asterisk Key
Version:
6.5
Publisher:
Passware
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows 2000

Behavior

Ariskkey is a program designed to recover passwords that have been saved and are hidden by asterisks. This program can be a security risk since it can be used to recover passwords that were thought to be hidden.

Note: Definitions prior to February 9th, 2007 may detect this threat as Hacktool.Ariskkey.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 11, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 18, 2014 revision 018
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 11, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 18, 2014 revision 035
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 17, 2004
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