1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Trojan.Obsorb


Risk Level 1: Very Low

October 29, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:12:57 PM
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

Trojan.Obsorb is a Trojan Horse that causes Windows to continuously restart the computer at the end of the startup process. Because it is written in Visual Basic (VB), it requires the VB run-time libraries to execute. Also, Windows must be installed in C:\Windows.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 29, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 29, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 29, 2003
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Writeup By: John Canavan

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