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Risk Level 1: Very Low

May 9, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:01:14 PM
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows XP

Hacktool.NT.Exploit is a generic detection for malware intended to exploit vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows NT-based systems.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 12, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 6, 2010 revision 039
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 12, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 6, 2010 revision 041
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 12, 2003
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Threat Assessment


  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy


  • Damage Level: Low


  • Distribution Level: Low
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Maryl Magee

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