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Trojan.Simcss

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
November 5, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:18:52 PM
Also Known As:
Trojan.Win32.Simcss [Kaspersky, Downloader-DA.b [McAfee], TROJ_MAGICON.A [Trend Micro]
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows

Trojan.Simcss is a memory-resident Trojan Horse that attempts to kill the various antivirus processes. It is also capable of downloading updates of itself from a predetermined URL.

Trojan.Simcss is written in Microsoft Visual C++ and is compressed with UPX.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 6, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 6, 2003
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 6, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 6, 2003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 12, 2003
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Writeup By: Neal Hindocha

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