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  3. W32.HLLW.Kazspre


September 20, 2002
February 13, 2007 11:58:24 AM
Systems Affected:

W32.HLLW.Kazspre is a worm that spreads across KaZaA file-sharing networks by tricking KaZaA users into downloading and opening the program. It also has backdoor capabilities that allow the hacker to remotely take control of the infected computer. It is written in the Microsoft Visual Basic (VB) programming language.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 23, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 23, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 25, 2002
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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