- April 25, 2000
- February 13, 2007 11:55:06 AM
- Trojan Horse
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP
PWS.Hooker.Trojan is the detection for known variants in this family of Trojan horses. Trojans in this family attempt to steal passwords and IP addresses from compromised computers.
- The W32.Bugbear@mm worm is one of several threats that drops PWS.Hooker.Trojan as part of its routine.
- Virus definitions dated prior to June 27, 2002 may detect some variants of this threat as Backdoor.Trojan.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version May 1, 2000
Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
Initial Daily Certified version May 1, 2000
Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
Initial Weekly Certified release date May 1, 2000
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Writeup By: Yana Liu