AVG Detection....

  TTP 17:19 08 Feb 04

I have been using AVG A/V for a long while now , in 2 1/2 years its caught and dealt with 1 virus (im on Win 98 se) but Friday after an online update and full scan it caught and healed a trojan horse called [email protected] (or PSW.hakey.A) . For the last 2 days ive been trying to find out information about it on the web but had no luck at all ,putting the file name into google got no results even symantec didnt know it .How can i find out about it ?

  Jester2K 17:27 08 Feb 04

Have a look in the Hisotry and double check the name.

  GuyR 17:28 08 Feb 04

try locating virus forums via google
computercops is one site, post on there and see what comes up.

  Sheila-214876 17:29 08 Feb 04

Try here. click here

  Sheila-214876 17:33 08 Feb 04

Sorry that didn't work. Try this go to click here and select Virus Information. In the search box type in psw and search.

  Sheila-214876 17:41 08 Feb 04

I give up. The "click here" don't seem to be working anymore on this site. I copied and pasted the Address Bar (twice) but it doesn't work. So go to click here and click on Virus Information and in the search box type in psw and search. There are 44 matches.

  Jester2K 18:00 08 Feb 04

All 3 click heres work fine....

  TTP 18:18 08 Feb 04

no luck on macafee ( no exact matches)

  spuds 23:20 08 Feb 04

Bitdefender doesn't show PSW click here

  Jester2K 07:43 09 Feb 04

The PSW bit usually indicates its a Password Stealer.

However unless the correct name can be provided there no way of knowing the full capabilities.

  TTP 17:45 12 Feb 04

In the original post, in brackets , it should have read PSW.hatkey.A ,not hakey .I have since found out it could be known as [email protected]@@Y.A

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