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Interesting Results Re: Test Trojan Submission to VirusTotal

Although I use AVG as Main AV & know it didn't find this test trojan (from http://www.misec.net/trojansimulator/) but still found the results interesting. Hope you will too.

VirusTotal is a free file analisys service that works using several antivirus engines.

Complete scanning result of "TrojanSimulator.exe", received in VirusTotal at 08.23.2006, 08:54:15 (CET).

Antivirus Version Update Result
AntiVir 08.23.2006 no virus found
Authentium 4.93.8 08.22.2006 no virus found
Avast 4.7.844.0 08.21.2006 no virus found
AVG 386 08.22.2006 no virus found
BitDefender 7.2 08.23.2006 Application.TrojanSimulator
CAT-QuickHeal 8.00 08.22.2006 no virus found
ClamAV devel-20060426 08.23.2006 no virus found
DrWeb 4.33 08.22.2006 no virus found
eTrust-InoculateIT 23.72.104 08.22.2006 Win32/TrojanSimulator!Not_a_Viru
eTrust-Vet 30.3.3034 08.22.2006 no virus found
Ewido 4.0 08.22.2006 Not-A-Virus.Test.TrojanSimulator
Fortinet 08.23.2006 W32/EICAR!tr
F-Prot 3.16f 08.22.2006 no virus found
F-Prot4 08.22.2006 no virus found
Ikarus 08.23.2006 no virus found
Kaspersky 08.23.2006 no virus found
McAfee 4835 08.22.2006 potentially unwanted program TrojSimul
Microsoft 1.1560 08.23.2006 no virus found
NOD32v2 1.1720 08.22.2006 Win32/TrojanSimulator
Norman 5.90.23 08.22.2006 remnant W32/TrojanSim.A
Panda 08.22.2006 Application/TrjSimulator
Sophos 4.08.0 08.23.2006 no virus found
Symantec 8.0 08.23.2006 no virus found
TheHacker 08.23.2006 Aplicacion_no_deseada
UNA 1.83 08.22.2006 no virus found
VBA32 3.11.0 08.22.2006 Joke.Trojan.Simulator
VirusBuster 4.3.7:9 08.22.2006 no virus found

Additional Information
File size: 345600 bytes
MD5: 787dcf991f30b40e20f3c28e610ef47e
SHA1: 85789749ce0ec90c8246f66061bc092d72f15408
VirusTotal is a free service offered by Hispasec Sistemas. There are no guarantees about the availability and continuity of this service. Although the detection rate afforded by the use of multiple antivirus engines is far superior to that offered by just one product, these results DO NOT guarantee the harmlessness of a file. Currently, there is not any solution that offers a 100% effectiveness rate for detecting viruses and malware.


Bit of an eye opener for me! Grin

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Hi, tobeach ;)

In reply to: Interesting Results Re: Test Trojan Submission to VirusTotal

No eye-opener here.
You won't find one anti-virus that catches everything, unless it is Bob's Magic Sheild.

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TrojanSimulator... a test program

This procedure explains how to test the TrojanHunter Guard real-time monitor.

Mischel Internet Security provides a test program that allows the user to test TrojanHunter Guard's real-time memory module. This test program loads a non-malicious (benign) element in memory. This element "looks" like a trojan but does NO harm to the user system.

The simulator is designed for testing TrojanHunter Guard; however, other security programs may/will also detect it if these security programs are active at the time the test is executed.

Read more here:


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