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  3. W32.HLLW.Ajja


Risk Level 1: Very Low

March 5, 2003
February 13, 2007 11:43:47 AM
Systems Affected:

The W32.HLLW.Ajja worm attempts to spread across the KaZaA, Grokster, and Edonkey2000 file-sharing networks. This worm also attempts to delete program files belonging to several antivirus programs.

As part of the execution of W32.HLLW.Ajja, a fake "Install" message will prompt you to "Clik!! in Next to Install."

W32.HLLW.Ajja is written in Microsoft Visual Basic, version 6.

NOTE: Virus definitions dated prior to March 5, 2003 may detect this threat as Bloodhound.W32.5.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 5, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 5, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 5, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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