What makes a Trojan… a Trojan?

the 101 Episode 8

This week we’re going to profile a type of malware that’s been around for quite awhile and is often one of the main types commonly covered in any “Intro to Malware” class: Trojans. However, unlike their early-day relatives Viruses and Worms, Trojans have really stood the test of time.

In order to understand why that is, today we ask: “What makes a trojan… a trojan?