Trojan Horse

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Trojan Horse

A computer virus that poses as an innocuous program. A Trojan horse appears to be harmless so that the user will install it, but then performs damaging activities like data theft or file deletion. The virus derives its name from the legendary wooden horse used by the Greeks to clandestinely gain access to Troy.
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According to construction listings website ProTenders, Trojan is also working on the Water's Edge community project on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi.
Kaspersky Lab said mobile banking Trojans are one of the most rapidly-developing, flexible and dangerous types of malware.
Trojan's daughter, Carole, preserves his relics from the war, a surreal, foreign collection of French currency, dog tags, a Nazi pennant, a card to his sweetheart signed "Wally" and some old photos.
Some Trojan families, such as Autosus and Podec exploit Device Administrator rights, making it harder to delete the Trojan.
Conversely, small objects that approach the Trojan regions today can't become captured permanently because to do so they'd need to lose some of their orbital energy--and there's no easy way to do that.
Trojan is one of the largest and fastest-growing independent installer of Smart Meters in the UK.
Although Kaspersky Lab has been aware of several different versions of the Trojan for some time, the companys threat detection systems found almost no sign of active Asacub campaigns until the end of 2015.
"Trojan's Reliant AGM is specifically engineered for deep-cycling applications, unlike most AGM batteries on the market today which are designed for dual-purpose or standby applications, such as UPS backup," said Dave Godber, Trojan Battery's executive vice president of sales and marketing.
Mr Pankaj Jain, Director at ESET India said, "Jean-Ian has great experience in observing banking trojans and we are very happy to be associated with him.
e Trojan could hardly be called good looking, being a fair and square, boxy slogger in the delivery league and because of being a bit of a footsoldier is sometimes overlooked today.
Its analysts found that a Trojan horse, dubbed Linux.Sshdkit by Dr.Web, was sometimes being employed to steal passwords on servers running Linux.
For example, Church & Dwight Co., marketer of the Trojan brand, unveiled its Trojan Vibrating Twister vibrator at last year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.