1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. W32.HLLW.Gotorm


Risk Level 1: Very Low

July 31, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:04:34 PM
Systems Affected:

W32.HLLW.Gotorm is a worm that steals sensitive information from some video games and attempts to spread through the KaZaA file-sharing network.

When W32.HLLW.Gotorm is executed, it displays the fake error message, titled "Win Zip Self-Extractor." See the "Technical Details" section for an illustration.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 31, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 31, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 6, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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