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Risk Level 2: Low

January 29, 2002
February 13, 2007 11:38:06 AM
Also Known As:
Bloodhound.W32.VBWORM, W32.Hunch.D@mm
Systems Affected:

W32.Hunch@mm is a mass-mailing worm that modifies the Autoexec.bat file in an attempt to format drive C. It deletes all .ocx, .sys, and .dll files from the C:\_RESTORE folder, and deletes other files that have a randomly chosen extension.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 30, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 30, 2002
  • 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: Douglas Knowles

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