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Risk Level 1: Very Low

November 23, 2005
February 13, 2007 12:46:34 PM
Also Known As:
Win32.Anserin.C [Computer Asso, Troj/Torpig-k [Sophos]
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Trojan.Anserin is a Trojan horse program that logs keystrokes and steals information entered into certain banking Web sites.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 23, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 5, 2015 revision 024
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 23, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 5, 2015 revision 033
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 23, 2005
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Threat Assessment


  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy


  • Damage Level: Low


  • Distribution Level: Low
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: James O'Connor

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