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  3. Hacktool.Ace


February 13, 2007 11:37:25 AM
Hack Tool
Risk Impact:
File Names:
Systems Affected:
Linux, Microsoft IIS, UNIX, Windows


Hacktool.Ace is an ASP-/VBScript-based threat that allows an attacker to gain full access to the files on a compromised computer. Access is available only when it is present on a system that runs a Web server, supporting ASP processing.


The presence of the files detected as Hacktool.Ace.


A hacker commonly drops Hacktool.Ace on a compromised system.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 22, 2018 revision 040
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 10, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 22, 2018 revision 039
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 12, 2004
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