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W32.Lohack.C.Worm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
July 20, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:04:02 PM
Also Known As:
I-Worm.Lohack.c [KAV]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.Lohack.C.Worm is a variant of W32.Lohack.Worm that infects peer-to-peer file-sharing applications, in addition to sending itself to email addresses found on the system. The email will have the following characteristics:
Subject: Windows update
Attachment: windows_update.txt.exe

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 21, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 21, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 23, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Eric Chien

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