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Trojan.GootKit

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 11, 2010
Updated:
April 2, 2015 12:51:47 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
41,472 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows
Trojan.GootKit is a Trojan horse that steals confidential information. It also opens a back door and downloads additional files on to the compromised computer.

Note: Definitions prior to May 11, 2010 may detect this Trojan as one of the following threats:
  • Backdoor.Trojan
  • Downloader
  • Packed.Cupx!gen5
  • Trojan Horse
  • Trojan.Dropper
  • Trojan.Gen
  • W32.Ircbrute

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 11, 2010 revision 025
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 23, 2017 revision 037
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 11, 2010 revision 040
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 23, 2017 revision 041
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 12, 2010
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Writeup By: Karthik Selvaraj

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