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  3. W32.HLLC.Danny


Risk Level 1: Very Low

May 10, 2001
February 13, 2007 11:36:29 AM

W32.HLLC.Danny is a simple Win32 virus that overwrites .exe files. The virus saves a copy of the original file before overwriting it. When the virus is executed, it displays a message containing a quote from Shakespeare's Hamlet.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 10, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 10, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Neal Hindocha

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