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February 13, 2007 11:37:09 AM
Hack Tool
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File Names:
Systems Affected:
Linux, Windows 2000, Windows 3.x, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


Hacktool.Brutex attempts to authenticate itself to a remote computer. If it can, it may copy files on it, and then execute them.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 7, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 7, 2004
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