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  3. PUA.TrojanSimulator


June 29, 2015 10:04:54 AM
Potentially Unwanted App
Infection Length:
345,600 bytes (TrojanSimulator.exe), 148,992 bytes (TSServ.exe)
Trojan Simulator
Mischel Internet Security
Risk Impact:
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


PUA.TrojanSimulator is a potentially unwanted application that tries to act as a Trojan Horse by creating a harmless process and by modifying the RUN key. The program notifies the user by displaying a dialog box stating that Trojan Simulator will be installed.

Note: Virus definitions dated June 26, 2015 or earlier detect this threat as TrojanSimulator.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 26, 2015 revision 008
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 27, 2007 revision 035
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 26, 2015 revision 019
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 1, 2007
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