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VBS.HPWG.gen

Discovered:
March 21, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:00:29 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

VBS.HPWG.gen is a worm that infects file-sharing networks. The known variants spread through KaZaA, Morpheus, Grokster, and Bearshare, but do not do any damage.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 21, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 21, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 25, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Heather Shannon

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