trojan
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈtɹəʊdʒən/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈtɹoʊdʒən/
Noun

trojan (plural trojans)

  1. (computing) Malware that appears to perform or actually performs a desired task for a user while performing a harmful task without the user's knowledge or consent.
Translations Adjective

trojan (not comparable)

  1. (astronomy) Describing a satellite (moon or minor planet) that shares an orbit with another
Translations Verb

trojan (trojans, present participle trojaning; past and past participle trojaned)

  1. (computing, transitive) To infect (a system) with a trojan.

Trojan
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈtɹəʊd͡ʒən/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈtɹoʊd͡ʒən/
Noun

trojan (plural trojans)

  1. A native or inhabitant of the ancient city of Troy.
  2. A student (especially an athlete) of the University of Southern California.
  3. (astrophysics) A Trojan asteroid.
  4. (astrophysics) An object residing at a Trojan point.
  5. (computing) A Trojan horse.
  6. (in similes) One who shows great pluck, endurance, strength, etc.
    to study like a Trojan
Translations Translations Adjective

trojan (not comparable)

  1. Of, or relating to, the famed city of Troy or its inhabitants.
  2. Involving great strength or endurance.
  3. (astrophysics) Of, or relating to, a Trojan point.
  4. (programming) Of, or relating to, a certain type of malware.
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