Mcafee lists it as a virus. Several functions may not work. Unlike viruses, trojans do not self-replicate. But to be sure, I suggest you run some free online scans--if they find PWSteal on your PC then you know it's not a false positive (FP). weblink
PWSteal.Trojan Started by idwlcms , Jan 15 2005 02:32 PM Please log in to reply 1 reply to this topic #1 idwlcms idwlcms Members 5 posts OFFLINE Local time:10:44 PM If you are affiliated with Indiana University and need help with a computing problem, please use the I need help with a computing problem section above, or contact your campus Support Have your PC fixed remotely - while you watch! $89.95 Free Security Newsletter Sign Up for Security News and Special Offers: Indications of Infection: Risk Assessment: http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&ie=UTF-...G=Google+SearchThat should help!
I'd like to die peacefully in my sleep like my grandfather, not screaming in terror like his passengers Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads I scanned my system using norton antivirus and resulted to norton finding PWSteal.trojan on "The compressed file AdKiller.exe within KaZaA_Media_Desktop_v2.5.x_Ad_Killer.zip within C:\RECYCLER\S-1-5-21-602162358-448539723-1801674531-1003\Dc10.rar is infected with the PWSteal.Trojan virus". Payload Contacts remote host Trojan:Win32/PWSteal.D may contact a remote host at wogawoga.sytes.net using port 443. What i get from the Sophos web page is that some people are having a problem with Norton finding PWSteal where it doesn't exist on you computer--a false positive.
Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. If you accept cookies from this site, you will only be shown this dialog once!You can press escape or click on the X to close this box. PWSteal.Trojan (and its variant PWSteal.Trojan.D) are Trojan horses which attempt to steal login names and passwords. These passwords are sent to an anonymous email address.
Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. The default installation location for the System folder for Windows 2000 and NT is C:\Winnt\System32; and for XP, Vista, and 7 is C:\Windows\System32. They either did not exist or there were several different copies referring to various valid applications eg Mine.exe.I checked the Sophos website where the trojan was listed as a hoax. NAV users can keep their definitions current either through LiveUpdate, or by using the Download Virus Definition Updates page located at: http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/download.html For information on these procedures, see the Knowledge Base
As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged spuds 23:50 22 May 04 kazaa can bring all sorts of nasties. Book your tickets now and visit Synology. What to do now To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may have been installed in your computer, run a full-system scan with an up-to-date antivirus product
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Register now! This false positive was corrected in subsequent definitions (after December 30, 1999). Norton could not quaratine or delete it which seemed odd.
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Unlike viruses, trojans do not self-replicate. Hang with us on LockerDomeCircle BleepingComputer on Google+!How to detect vulnerable programs using Secunia Personal Software Inspector Simple and easy ways to keep your computer safe and secure on the Internet Relationship to Indiana University --Select One-- Student Faculty member Staff member Affiliate Alumnus/Alumna Applicant Emeritus faculty member Parent Retired staff member Other My comment concerns this document Your comments Captcha Submit Norton/Symantec AntiVirus (NAV) definitions dated December 27, 1999, incorrectly diagnosed some Shockwave programs with PWSteal.Trojan.
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The most common installation methods involve system or security exploitation, and unsuspecting users manually executing unknown programs. Distribution channels include email, malicious or hacked web pages, Internet Relay Chat (IRC), peer-to-peer networks, etc.Minimum Engine 5600.1067 File Length Description Added 2000-01-01 Description Modified 2000-01-01 Malware Proliferation AVERT It may perform a number of actions of an attacker's choice on an affected computer.