Talk:Trojan horse (computing)

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Trojan downloader redirected here[edit]

I have redirected Trojan downloader to this article as it covers essentially the same topic and doesn't require a split at this time. --Lemongirl942 (talk) 13:30, 25 June 2016 (UTC)

"Hacking in"[edit]

It isn't useful to make "hacking in" a key part of the description. What is key is that they are malicious, and deceptive. In the next paragraph we say: "Although their payload can be anything, many modern forms act as a backdoor, contacting a controller which can then have unauthorized access to the affected computer" - surely this covers it? Snori (talk) 20:13, 3 August 2017 (UTC)


Rather than a big list of all the bad things a Trojan can do, I've given the general capabilities depending on the level of authorization. Oh, and I've trimmed 'horse' out - in practice these are now simply known as "Trojans". - Snori (talk) 08:26, 14 August 2017 (UTC)