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W32.HLLW.Lovgate.L@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
June 25, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:02:51 PM
Also Known As:
I-Worm.Lovgate.i [KAV]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows XP


The W32.HLLW.Lovgate.L@mm worm is a variant of W32.HLLW.Lovgate.I@mm. This worm has been repacked to make it difficult for antivirus software to detect it.

For more information about the worm, refer to the W32.HLLW.Lovgate.I@mm writeup.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 25, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 25, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 30, 2012 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 25, 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: Kaoru Hayashi
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