- February 12, 2003
- February 13, 2007 11:43:36 AM
The W32.HLLW.Cassidy worm attempts to spread using the KaZaA file-sharing network. Upon execution, the worm displays a message, titled "WinZip Self-Extractor."
W32.HLLW.Cassidy is written in the Microsoft C++ programming language and is compressed with XTPack. The size of this worm is about 200 KB after it is unpacked.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version February 13, 2003
Latest Rapid Release version February 13, 2003
Initial Daily Certified version February 13, 2003
Latest Daily Certified version February 13, 2003
Initial Weekly Certified release date February 19, 2003
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Writeup By: Yana Liu