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W32.HLLP.Conut@mm

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 15, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:03:52 PM
Also Known As:
W32/Coconut-A [Sophos], I-Worm.Conut [KAV]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.HLLP.Conut@mm is a virus that randomly infects .exe files. It also mass mails itself to all the contacts in the Microsoft Outlook Address Book by using a VBS component.

The email has the following characteristics:

Subject: The Coconut Game
Message: This game made me feel like I was on a vacation :)
Attachment: coconut.exe

NOTE: This threat is a .NET executable that only runs in the .NET Framework.

When W32.HLLP.Conut@mm runs, it displays an image that appears to a part of a computer game. See the Technical Details section for an illustration.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 16, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 16, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 16, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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