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Risk Level 1: Very Low

July 25, 2006
February 13, 2007 12:57:56 PM
Also Known As:
Downloader-AXM [McAfee]
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Downloader.Traus is a Trojan horse that downloads a copy of Infostealer.Snifula from a predetermined Web site onto the compromised computer.

The Trojan has reportedly been spammed out in an email and may arrive as an attachment with the following name:


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 26, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 26, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 26, 2006
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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