Threat Profile: TFTPD32

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home N/A | Corporate N/A
Date Discovered: 5/19/2004
Date Added: 4/15/2004
Origin: Unknown
Length: N/A
Type: Program
Subtype: Win32
DAT Required: 4289
Removal Instructions


This is a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) detection. It is not a virus or trojan. PUPs are any piece of software which a reasonably security-or privacy-minded computer user may want to be informed of.


N/A - This is not a virus, worm, or trojan.


N/A - This is not a virus, worm, or trojan.

Virus Characteristics

McAfee(R) AVERT(tm) recognizes that this program may have legitimate uses in contexts where an authorized administrator has knowingly installed this application. If you agreed to a license agreement for this, or another bundled application, you may have legal obligations with regard to removing this software, or using the host application without this software. Please contact the software vendor for further information.

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TFTPD32.EXE is a compact TFTP server which ,due to its' small footprint, has been utilized by other malware as a file transfer mechanism.

Full details, and documentation, for TFTPD32, are available from the author's site.

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