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Risk Level 1: Very Low

April 27, 2002
February 13, 2007 11:45:10 AM
Also Known As:
Trojan.Win32.MSN.Ikmet.c [KAV], Trojan.PSW.MSN.Faker [KAV], BackDoor-AMB [McAfee], PWS-Msnfake [McAfee], BKDR_AMB.A [Trend], Troj/Bdoor-AMB [Sophos], Troj/PWS-MSN [Sophos]
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

MSNpws.Trojan is a Backdoor Trojan Horse that uses MSN Messenger to obtain unauthorized access to your computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 29, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 4, 2016 revision 071
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 29, 2002 revision 041
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 5, 2016 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 1, 2002
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Scott Gettis

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