- February 13, 2007 11:48:55 AM
- Security Assessment Tool
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
CainAbel is a Security Risk program that can sniff and crack passwords.
Definitions dated prior to March 13, 2006 detect this risk as PWSteal.Cain.
Your Symantec program detects CainAbel.
This security risk can be manually installed or installed as a component of another program.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version March 13, 2006
Latest Rapid Release version October 16, 2013 revision 008
Initial Daily Certified version March 13, 2006
Latest Daily Certified version October 16, 2013 revision 016
Initial Weekly Certified release date March 15, 2006
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