RATs: Remote Access Trojans and how to help avoid them

Friday, 23 February 2007, 1:01 AM EST

Remote Access Trojans (RATs) are malicious software programs that criminals can use to control your computer through your Internet connection.

A RAT can let a criminal view and change your computer's files and functions, monitor and record your activities, and use your computer to attack other computers without your knowledge.

At Microsoft.

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