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 4,540 articles listed on trojans.

Name Threat Level Detection Count Date
Backdoor.IRC.Zapchast 9/10 0 April 19, 2010
Backdoor.Isnup.A 8/10 0 October 9, 2009
Backdoor.Libnut 6/10 0 October 5, 2011
Backdoor.Lokidok 6/10 0 April 3, 2014
Backdoor.Lukiscel July 1, 2010
Backdoor.Numnom.A 8/10 0 September 30, 2009
Backdoor.Olux.A 8/10 0 December 16, 2010
Backdoor.Outbreak.C February 22, 2010
Backdoor.Papras 8/10 3 December 28, 2010
Backdoor.Pestic April 11, 2011
Backdoor.Rbot!6FEB 6/10 0 April 25, 2011
Backdoor.Regdor August 12, 2009
Backdoor.ripinip 8/10 0 November 29, 2010
Backdoor.Rumsoot.A 8/10 1 September 14, 2009
Backdoor.Samkams.B January 12, 2010
Backdoor.SDBot.BS July 21, 2010
Backdoor.Shroden November 16, 2010
Backdoor.Small.EO May 26, 2010
Backdoor.Tidserv!gen6 July 2, 2010
Backdoor.Tidserv!inf September 11, 2009
Backdoor.TinyBaron!g2 6/10 0 June 2, 2015
Backdoor.Wabot.B 8/10 7 November 28, 2019
Backdoor.Warbot 8/10 212 April 22, 2010
Backdoor.Win32.Agent.agbb 6/10 0 November 2, 2009
Backdoor.Win32.Agent.alnk October 27, 2009
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