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February 13, 2007 11:39:06 AM
Hack Tool
Risk Impact:
File Names:
SA.exe,SASrv.exe; varies.
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


Hacktool.ShadowAdmin is a hack tool that copies privileges from one account to another account. It can be used to give Administrator privileges to unauthorized users.



Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 20, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 21, 2013 revision 034
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 20, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 22, 2013 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 25, 2004
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