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  3. W32.HLLW.Icasur


Risk Level 1: Very Low

August 29, 2002
February 13, 2007 11:52:49 AM
Systems Affected:

W32.HLLW.Icasur is a worm that copies itself to the shared folders of the KaZaA file-sharing program. Several variants have been found. All variants are written in the Microsoft Visual Basic programming language and may be compressed with UPX. The worm disguises itself as movies, games, porno-related programs, or as software files to trick KaZaA users into downloading the program and opening it. Some of the possible file names are:
  • EuRoSuCks ScreenSaver.scr
  • Norton AntiVirus-FullInstall.exe
  • KAV40UPDT ScreenSaver.scr
  • KAV40-Full-Update!.exe

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 29, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 29, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 4, 2002
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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