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|Type:||Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP)|
It is a legitimate tool that simulates the presence of a Trojan in the computer.
|First detected on:||April 7, 2005|
|Detection updated on:||April 8, 2005|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
|Country of origin:||SWEDEN|
TrjSimulator is a hacking tool. Though these programs are legitimate and useful tools when they are appropriately used, a hacker could take advantage of them in order to carry out malicious actions.
TrjSimulator simulates the effects of a Trojan in the computer. This application consists of two files, called TROJANSIMULATOR.EXE and TSSERVER.EXE. Once TrjSimulator is installed, a process in memory and an entry in the Windows Registry are created, which are actions commonly carried out by real Trojans.
TrjSimulator does not pose a risk by itself, but it can be used with malicious intentions.
TrjSimulator is easy to recognize, as it displays the following message on screen once it is run: