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


Risk Level 1: Very Low

May 22, 2005
February 13, 2007 12:39:13 PM
Also Known As:
Virus.Win32.Gpcode.b [Kaspersk, PGPcoder [McAfee], TROJ_PGPCODER.A [Trend Micro], Trojan.Pgpcoder
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

Trojan.Gpcoder is a Trojan horse which searches for files with various extensions and encodes them. The original files are then deleted and the newly encoded ones become unreadable.

Note: Definitions prior to May 28, 2005 may detect this threat as Trojan.Pgpcoder.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 23, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 1, 2017 revision 032
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 23, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 2, 2017 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 24, 2005
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Writeup By: Jeong Mun

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