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Risk Level 2: Low

November 29, 2002
February 13, 2007 11:41:22 AM
Also Known As:
I-Worm.Alcaul.af [KAV]
Systems Affected:

W32.Hobble.H@mm is a mass-mailing worm that replicates by email and attempts to spread across the KaZaA file-sharing network. It also attempts to terminate the processes of various security related programs.

W32.Hobble.H@mm is a .NET executable that is written in C# and runs only in the .NET Framework. The email message has the following characteristics:

Message Body: all we are saying, is give peace a chance. no to war and terrorism.

Attachment: Topeace.exe

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 2, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 2, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 4, 2002
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Serghei Sevcenco

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