The Trojan horse, also known as Trojan, in the context of computing and software, describes a class of computer threats (malware) that appears to perform a desirable function but in fact performs undisclosed malicious functions. These functions allow unauthorized access to the host computer, giving them the ability to save their files on the user’s computer or even watch the user’s screen and control the computer.
Trojan horses (not technically a virus) can be easily and unwittingly downloaded. For example, if a computer game is designed such that, when executed by the user, it opens a back door that allows a hacker to control the computer of the user, then the computer game is said to be a Trojan horse. However, if the computer game is legitimate, but was infected by a virus, then it is not a Trojan horse, regardless of what the virus may do when the game is executed. The term is derived from the classical story of the Trojan horse.
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|Name||Threat Level||Detection Count||Date|
|Clampi||July 29, 2009|
|Client Maximus||8/10||414||September 14, 2017|
|ClipBanker Trojan||May 1, 2019|
|Clipsa||August 7, 2019|
|Cntprot.exe||June 2, 2010|
|Cobalt||December 4, 2017|
|CobInt Trojan||September 14, 2018|
|CollectorStealer||June 25, 2020|
|Constructor:Win32/Bifrose.A||8/10||7||July 27, 2011|
|Constructor.Kit||December 31, 2009|
|Constructor.MicroJoiner!sd5||8/10||0||November 25, 2009|
|Constructor.Win32.Bifrose.gy||August 8, 2011|
|Constructor.Win32.Bifrose.j||October 27, 2009|
|Constructor.Win32.DDoS.b||March 15, 2011|
|Constructor.Win32.IDL.gi||October 15, 2010|
|Contopee||August 19, 2019|
|CORALDECK||October 14, 2019|
|CoreBot||8/10||3,582||September 1, 2015|
|Corkow Trojan||February 14, 2014|
|Coronavirus Finder||May 27, 2020|
|Cridex Trojan||October 8, 2012|
|Crimson Rat||8/10||22||August 10, 2016|
|CrossRAT||January 26, 2018|
|Cryp_fakeAV-54||July 18, 2011|
|Crypt.Morphine||9/10||0||November 30, 2007|