Trojan

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A proprietary condom which, like Hoovers in the UK and Kleenex in the US, has become a genericised trademark
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Trojan

A proprietary condom–the term is used in the US like Kleenex
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Accounts have been raided after people had their computers infected by a new Trojan virus - known as Zeus v3 - as they surfed the net.
They offer demos with a Trojan virus which searches hard drives for personal information to steal.
The trojan virus, called Wscript/Unicle.worm, was caught with the Starlabs own virus scanner, Skeptic, which looks for rules that viruses often obey, such as the use of javascript in the e-mail body.
But secretly attached was a Trojan virus which infected computers and allowed him to gain control of them.
Ransomware is still new to experts but the Trojan virus, which attacks a PC and copies a person's email address book, has been around since the 1990s.
It isn't always an easy task, as this tale of the very first Trojan virus warns.