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W32.HLLW.Dax

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 18, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:50:27 AM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.HLLW.Dax is a worm that spreads through open shares across the network. It attempts to replicate itself to that share as the file "Ordin Popescu.exe."

It also contains a backdoor that enables a remote attacker to connect to and control the computer. By default it opens port 3256 on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 18, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 18, 2002
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 18, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 18, 2002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 18, 2002
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Serghei Sevcenco

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