1. Symantec/
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  3. Trojan.Sinkin


Risk Level 1: Very Low

October 14, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:09:09 PM
Also Known As:
VBS/Sinkin, APSTrojan.gen18 [McAfee], Trojan.VBS.Sinkin [Kaspersky]
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

Trojan.Sinkin is a Trojan Horse that changes the Internet Explorer start and search pages, and sends AOL Instant Messenger information to a remote host.

This Trojan may also display advertisements when the user is browsing the Web.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 14, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 4, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 14, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 5, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 15, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: John Canavan

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