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  3. Trojan.Myss.B


Risk Level 1: Very Low

October 3, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:08:30 PM
Also Known As:
Backdoor.Avstral, Backdoor.Avstral [KAV], BackDoor-AWW [McAfee], MultiDropper-GP trojan [McAfee, Win32.Myss [CA]
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

Trojan.Myss.B is a Trojan Horse that can capture keystrokes and periodically send them to a predefined email address.

This threat is compressed with UPX.

NOTE: Virus definitions dated prior to October 3, 2003 may detect this threat as Backdoor.Avstral.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 3, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 23, 2017 revision 037
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 3, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 23, 2017 revision 041
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 8, 2003
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Writeup By: Yana Liu

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