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  3. Infostealer.Salira


Risk Level 1: Very Low

October 13, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:54:06 PM
Also Known As:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

Infostealer.Salira is a Trojan Horse that attempts to steal user names and passwords, and masquerades as an rar archive, when it is in fact a normal Win32 PE executable. The file may be hidden inside a compressed zip file in which the file header information is forged to disguise the Trojan.

Usually, the Trojan has a .rar extension and an rar self-extracting file icon. This Trojan is written in Visual C++.

NOTE : Definitions prior to May 10, 2006 may detect this threat as PWSteal.Salira

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 14, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 22, 2017 revision 019
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 14, 2003 revision 036
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 23, 2017 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 15, 2003
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Writeup By: Jari Kytojoki

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