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W32.HLLW.Lovgate.B@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
February 19, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:43:17 AM
Also Known As:
W32/Lovgate.worm [McAfee], WORM_LOVGATE.A [Trend], I-Worm.Supnot.a [KAV], Win32/Lovgate.B@mm [RAV]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP


W32.HLLW.Lovgate.B@mm is a mass mailing worm and a variant of W32.HLLW.Lovgate@mm. W32.HLLW.Lovgate.B@mm drops a password-stealing Trojan. The outgoing email contains an attachment with a .exe file extension.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 19, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 22, 2012 revision 018
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 19, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 22, 2012 revision 019
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 19, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: High
Writeup By: Robert X Wang

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