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Risk Level 1: Very Low

May 26, 2006
February 13, 2007 12:58:27 PM
Also Known As:
Troj/Hyder-B [Sophos], Troj/Small-COM [Sophos]
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Trojan.Linkoptimizer is a detection for a family of Trojan horse programs that use rootkit and stealth techniques to hide their presence. The Trojan may download and display pop-up advertisements.

Note: Definitions dated prior to August 25th 2006 may detect this threat as Trojan Horse.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 25, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 4, 2015 revision 003
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 25, 2006 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 4, 2015 revision 008
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 28, 2006
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Writeup By: Elia Florio

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