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Trojan.Win32.KillAV.r

Detected Nov 28 2002 20:00 GMT
Released Nov 28 2002 20:00 GMT
Published Nov 20 2007 16:19 GMT

Technical Details
Payload
Removal instructions

Technical Details

This Trojan has a malicious payload. It is a Windows PE EXE file. It is 59392 bytes in size. It is written in C++.


Payload

Once launched, the Trojan will terminate the following antivirus solutions:

AVP Antivirus F-Prot Antivirus McAfee Antivirus PANDA Antivirus NORTON Antivirus

If AVP Antivirus is installed on the victim machine, the Trojan will cause the following message to be displayed:


Removal instructions

If your computer does not have an up-to-date antivirus, or does not have an antivirus solution at all, follow the instructions below to delete the malicious program:

  1. Delete the original Trojan file (the location will depend on how the program originally penetrated the victim machine).
  2. Update your antivirus databases and perform a full scan of the computer (download a trial version of Kaspersky Anti-Virus).

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Trojan

This type of behaviour covers malicious programs that delete, block, modify, or copy data, disrupt computer or network performance, but which cannot be classified under any of the behaviours identified above.

This classification also covers “multipurpose” Trojan programs, i.e. those that are capable of conducting several actions at once and which demonstrate several Trojan behaviours in a single program. This means they cannot be indisputably classified as having any single behaviour.


Other versions

Aliases

Trojan.Win32.KillAV.r (Kaspersky Lab) is also known as:

  • Trojan.Win32.KillFiles.p (Kaspersky Lab)
  • App: Piorio (McAfee)
  • Troj/Killav-R (Sophos)
  • Trojan.Killav-12 (ClamAV)
  • Trojan Horse (Panda)
  • W32/Trojan!354c (FPROT)
  • Trojan:Win32/Killav.R (MS(OneCare))
  • Trojan.AVKill.59392 (DrWeb)
  • Win32/KillAV.R trojan (Nod32)
  • Trojan.Generic.535123 (BitDef7)
  • Win32:Trojan-gen (AVAST)
  • Trojan.Win32.Piorio (Ikarus)
  • Generic.AXT (AVG)
  • TR/Killav.R.1 (AVIRA)
  • Trojan Horse (NAV)
  • W32/KillAV.D (Norman)
  • Trojan.Killav.R (Rising)