- February 2, 2003
- February 13, 2007 11:42:46 AM
Also Known As:
- W32/Gemel.worm [McAfee]
W32.HLLW.Gemel is a worm that attempts to spread through the Grokster, Morpheus, and KaZaA file-sharing networks. This worm also spreads through ICQ and floppy disks.
This threat has several versions, and all the versions are written in the Microsoft Visual Basic programming language. It may be compressed with UPX or tElock.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version February 3, 2003
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version February 3, 2003
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date February 5, 2003
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Writeup By: Yana Liu