- April 11, 2003
- February 13, 2007 11:45:35 AM
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP
W32.HLLW.Purol is a worm that attempts to spread through file-sharing networks and to delete certain files from the infected computer.
The worm uses this icon:
to attempt to disguise itself as an ordinary zip file.
W32.HLLW.Purol is written in Microsoft Visual Basic (VB) and compressed with UPX. The VB run-time libraries must be installed for it to execute.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version April 11, 2003
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version April 11, 2003
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date April 16, 2003
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Writeup By: Robert X Wang