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|
|Alros.jcc||9/10||561||April 13, 2015|
|Alureon||9/10||0||February 23, 2009|
|Alureon.E||9/10||0||December 1, 2011|
|Amavaldo||August 5, 2019|
|Amnesia Botnet||April 2, 2019|
|Andromeda||January 21, 2013|
|Anger||April 12, 2011|
|Anubis Trojan||April 8, 2019|
|AOLWar Trojan||May 9, 2011|
|Application.Apophis_Spy||8/10||0||December 9, 2009|
|Artemis Trojan||December 27, 2013|
|Artemis! 53A0E3AF3637||9/10||0||September 15, 2011|
|Artemis!0914D934EF1D||9/10||0||April 10, 2014|
|Artemis!48028DDB7571||November 29, 2013|
|Artemis!A2E72D787C25||April 23, 2015|
|ArtraDownloader||August 27, 2019|
|Asacub||September 3, 2019|
|Asnarök||April 28, 2020|
|Asruex||August 23, 2019|
|Astaroth Trojan||February 18, 2019|
|AsuraHTTP||April 15, 2019|
|ASyncWake||August 21, 2020|
|Atilla||April 19, 2019|
|ATMRIPPER||6/10||0||August 30, 2016|
|Atrax-Tor Botnet||8/10||1||November 28, 2019|