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


Risk Level 1: Very Low

May 26, 2006
February 13, 2007 12:58:27 PM
Also Known As:
Troj/Hyder-B [Sophos], Troj/Small-COM [Sophos]
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:

Trojan.Linkoptimizer is a detection for a family of Trojan horse programs that use rootkit and stealth techniques to hide their presence. The Trojan may download and display pop-up advertisements.

Note: Definitions dated prior to August 25th 2006 may detect this threat as Trojan Horse.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 25, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 15, 2018 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 25, 2006 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 15, 2018 revision 024
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 28, 2006
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Writeup By: Elia Florio

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