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  3. Fanta.Trojan


Risk Level 1: Very Low

September 13, 2001
February 13, 2007 11:57:54 AM
Also Known As:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

Fanta.Trojan is a Trojan horse that steals the user name, passwords, and OICQ number; it sends the stolen information to the hacker's email address.

There are several versions of the threat. All of them are written in the Microsoft C++ programming language. Some version may be compressed with UPX.

  • Fanta.Trojan.Dr is a hacktool that can be used to generate Fanta.Trojan.
  • Definitions dated prior to November 6, 2002, may detect this threat as W32.Fanta.worm and may detect Fanta.Trojan.Dr as W32.Fanta.B.Worm.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 14, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 14, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 14, 2001
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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