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VirTool:Win32/Injector


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The threat is Microsoft's detection for tools that manipulate other processes to load and perform tasks on its behalf.

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Threat behavior

Some samples might inject a DLL or malware code into legitimate applications that are excluded from the firewall block list, or are allowed to connect or accept outgoing or incoming Internet connections. Others might modify the behavior of Windows games and can be used as game hacks.
 
Analysis by Jireh Sanico

Symptoms

Alerts from your security software might be the only symptom

Prevention


Alert level: Severe
First detected by definition: 1.45.287.0
Latest detected by definition: 1.191.758.0 and higher
First detected on: Oct 07, 2008
This entry was first published on: Mar 25, 2009
This entry was updated on: Nov 06, 2014

This threat is also detected as:
  • Trojan.Armin (other)
  • Infostealer.Gampass (Symantec)
  • PWS-Mmorpg.gen (McAfee)