Trojans

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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There are currently 4,626 articles listed on trojans.

Name Threat Level Detection Count Date
Chiznit 99/10 0 June 1, 2012
Chthonic 88/10 147 January 21, 2015
Cidrex 99/10 0 February 8, 2012
Citadel Trojan 99/10 0 January 27, 2012
Clampi July 29, 2009
Client Maximus 88/10 429 September 14, 2017
ClipBanker Trojan May 1, 2019
Clipsa August 7, 2019
Cliptomaner Miner November 11, 2020
Cntprot.exe June 2, 2010
Cobalt December 4, 2017
CobInt Trojan September 14, 2018
CollectorStealer June 25, 2020
Constructor:Win32/Bifrose.A 88/10 7 July 27, 2011
Constructor.Kit December 31, 2009
Constructor.MicroJoiner!sd5 88/10 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 88/10 3,595 September 1, 2015
Corkow Trojan February 14, 2014
Coronavirus Finder May 27, 2020
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