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March 13, 2002
February 13, 2007 12:00:06 PM
Trojan Horse

This Trojan horse creates the file \Windows\AboutBlank.htm. It then changes the Internet Explorer home page to that file, so that it is executed when you start Internet Explorer.

The AboutBlank.htm is an HTML file that contains JavaScript. This script opens the original Internet Explorer home page. This is done to disguise the actions of the Trojan, which then runs in the background and attempts to contact the hacker who created it.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 13, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 13, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 21, 2011 revision 019
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 13, 2002
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Writeup By: Gor Nazaryan
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