1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Hacktool.PWS.QQPass


Risk Level 1: Very Low

March 12, 2003
February 13, 2007 11:44:20 AM
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

Hacktool.PWS.QQPass is a Trojan creation tool. The Trojans created with this tool can be programmed to steal dial-up networking telephone numbers and passwords, as well as the passwords of OICQ, which is a popular Chinese chat program. The filename of the file detected as Hacktool.PWS.QQPass consists of five random letters with the .exe extension.

Then, the Trojan sends this information to a specified set of email addresses.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 13, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 15, 2018 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 13, 2003 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 15, 2018 revision 024
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 19, 2003
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Writeup By: Yana Liu

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