- 13 February 2007
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Hacktool.SQLck is a hacktool that attempts to remotely discover the user names and passwords of an SQL server.
Your Symantec program detects this threat as Hacktool.SQLck.
This hacktool must be manually installed.
Antivirus Protection Dates
- Initial Rapid Release version 02 October 2014 revision 022
- Latest Rapid Release version 07 May 2019 revision 006
- Initial Daily Certified version 25 March 2004
- Latest Daily Certified version 07 May 2019 revision 008
- Initial Weekly Certified release date 31 March 2004
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This tool can be used to remotely connect to SQL servers and attempt to gain access by trying user-defined sets of user names and passwords.
The following instructions pertain to all Symantec antivirus products that support Security Risk detection.
- Update the definitions.
- Run a full system scan and delete all the files detected as Hacktool.SQLck.
1. Updating the definitions
To obtain the most recent definitions, start your Symantec program and run LiveUpdate.
2. Scanning for and deleting the files
- Start Norton AntiVirus and make sure that it is configured to scan all the files. For more information, read the document, "How to configure Norton AntiVirus to scan all files."
- Run a full system scan.
- If any files are detected as Hacktool.SQLck, click Delete.
Note: If your Symantec antivirus product reports that it cannot delete a detected file, write down the path and file names. Then use Windows Explorer to locate and delete the file.