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W32.HLLW.Lovgate.F@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
March 12, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:44:17 AM
Also Known As:
I-Worm.Lovgate.c [KAV], W32/Lovgate.e@M [McAfee], WORM_LOVGATE.C [Trend], W32/Lovgate-B [Sophos], Win32.Lovgate.C [CA]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP


W32.HLLW.Lovgate.F@mm is a minor variant of W32.HLLW.Lovgate.C@mm. The only functional difference between this variant and W32.HLLW.Lovgate.C@mm is that W32.HLLW.Lovgate.F@mm will not send any email messages to a hacker, as described in the W32.HLLW.Lovgate.C@mm writeup.

For further information, refer to the W32.HLLW.Lovgate.C@mm writeup.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 12, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 12, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 17, 2010 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 12, 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: Neal Hindocha

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