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W32.HLLW.Huntocx

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 28, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:04:32 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows

The W32.HLLW.Huntocx worm:
  • Attempts to spread itself through IRC and file-sharing programs, such as KaZaA and KaZaA Lite
  • Attempts to terminate the processes of various antivirus and security programs, and it drops itself into the system folder
  • Continues to run in the background, acting as an IRC backdoor


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 29, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 29, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 30, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Tony Lee

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