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These are programs designed to appear as one thing, such as legitimate software, but actually will do something else. They are not necessarily malicious programs. A Trojan horse can be used to set up a back door in a computer system so that the intruder can return later and gain access. Viruses that fool you into downloading and/or executing them by pretending to be useful applications are also sometimes called Trojan horses.