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W95.Hybris.gen

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
September 25, 2000
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:34:43 AM
Also Known As:
W32.Hybris.gen, W32.Hybris.22528.dr, W32/Hybris.gen@M [McAfee], I-Worm.Hybris [Kaspersky], WORM_HYBRIS [Trend], W32/Hybris-A [Sophos], Win32.Hybris [CA], Full Moon
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me

Due to a decreased rate of submissions, Symantec Security Response has downgraded this threat from a Category 3 to a Category 2 as of January 6, 2004.

W95.Hybris is a worm that spreads by email as an attachment to outgoing email messages.

The email message or subject may include, but is not limited to:
  • hahaha@sexyfun.net
  • Snow White and the Seven dwarves


The attachment may have one of several different names, including, but not limited to:
  • anpo porn(.scr
  • atchim.exe
  • branca de neve.scr
  • dunga.scr
  • dwarf4you.exe
  • enano porno.exe
  • joke.exe
  • midgets.scr
  • sexy virgin.scr

Symantec has created an interactive tutorial to help you get rid of this worm.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 25, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 25, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 25, 2000
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Cary Ng

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