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What is a Trojan Horse ? How to Recover

A Trojan horse is a malicious program which allows the unauthorized collection, exploitation, falsification, or destruction of data. Named after the wooden horse the Greeks used to infiltrate Troy, commonly term “Trojan” to refer only to a non-replicating malicious program.

Normally, Trojan Horses will appear to be useful software, but Trojans will change your desktop, add some annoying active desktop icons or cause serious damage to your computer by deleting files or destroying them.