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Trojan Simulator 1.0

By Per Hansson
Jan 2, 2003
  1. For years you have been able to test your virus scanner with the harmless "Eicar" test file. Using the just released "Trojan Simulator" you can now test your trojan scanner in the same manner, using a harmless demonstration trojan. This is a risk-free way to see how your security software behaves in a real-world situation.
     
  2. Vehementi

    Vehementi TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,704

    Bah I would prefer grc.com's LeakTest and ShieldsUP! to that any day.
     
  3. Gah! I installed it and norton didn't pick it up?!?!!? Man I really don't like this. Any of you guru's care to expound on a program that picked up on this? I have to say that my firewall didn't pick up any activity that was trying to access a computer through the internet........ I hope.
     
  4. Vehementi

    Vehementi TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,704

    BlackICE Defender has some good application-level security. I used to use it, but ditched it because I use StartupMonitor now, and NIS has built-in applicatoin protection.
     
  5. RustyZip

    RustyZip TechSpot Paladin Posts: 322

    I've got Norton installed, and it picked it up right away...

    You sure you got it updated etc??
     
  6. Per Hansson

    Per Hansson TS Server Guru Topic Starter Posts: 1,929   +186

    Zonealarm Pro v3.1.395 didn't pick it up either...

    I am aware that a newer version exsists (3.5 something)

    Dunno if that will identify it, will have to update and see...
     
  7. Vehementi

    Vehementi TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,704

    Heh you guys you should start using StartupMonitor. It scans the registry for any program that creates a system startup entry - every time you install a new program that wants to run itself at startup, StartupMonitor displays what .exe exactly wants to run itself, and asks you if you want to let it run at startup or not. Hehehe :D
     
  8. Vehementi

    Vehementi TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,704

    I found it the most helpful when downloading the DivX GAIN bundle. I've been using the codec for like a month now, and I've never gotten one single advert from GAIN, because StartMon picked up GAIN Trickler.
     
  9. MrGaribaldi

    MrGaribaldi TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 2,512

    Woudln't it just be easier to download the free version of the codec? The one which says "Free", instead of the one which says "Free (adware)"?

    Granted it doesn't have all the bells and whistles, but it does the job quite nicely...
     
  10. Vehementi

    Vehementi TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,704

    Why not have all the bells & whistles? It isn't adware anymore, I neutered GAIN.
     
  11. MrGaribaldi

    MrGaribaldi TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 2,512

    Well, that could be considered piracy/theft, or at the very least, a breach of the license agreement, and thus you don't have the right to use it....

    Since you downloaded the adware version, you accepted that you'd be running Gator, and accepted to let it "do it's thing"...

    Since you willfully neutered GAIN, you broke the agreement, and are thus not allowed to use the codec...


    That's why I said what I said... :)
     
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  21. Vehementi

    Vehementi TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,704

    I let Gator install. It's installed on my computer, all I did was alter the registry of my Windows OS. I didn't exactly neuter GAIN I just didn't let it add a startup entry in my registry. That's all! :)
     
  22. Vehementi

    Vehementi TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,704

    I let Gator install. It's installed on my computer, all I did was alter the registry of my Windows OS. I didn't exactly neuter GAIN I just didn't let it add a startup entry in my registry. That's all! :)
     
  23. Vehementi

    Vehementi TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,704

    I let Gator install. It's installed on my computer, all I did was alter the registry of my Windows OS. I didn't exactly neuter GAIN I just didn't let it add a startup entry in my registry. That's all! :)
     
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