1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Trojan.StartPage


Risk Level 1: Very Low

January 15, 2002
April 29, 2010 3:15:01 PM
Systems Affected:
Trojan.StartPage is a detection for Trojan horse threats that change a browser’s home page. The reasons for changing the home page vary, though it is commonly done to display advertising to the user, exploit the browser to run other threats, or to promote misleading applications.

If a Symantec antivirus product displays a detection alert for this threat, it means the computer is already protected against this threat and the Symantec product will effectively remove this threat from the computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 15, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 17, 2018 revision 005
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 15, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 17, 2018 revision 009
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 16, 2002
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Ben Nahorney

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