- August 8, 2003
- February 13, 2007 12:19:41 PM
Also Known As:
- Backdoor.Sdbot.gen [Kaspersky], W32/Sdbot.worm.gen [McAfee]
W32.HLLW.Moega is a worm with backdoor capabilities that attempts to spread through the local area network. The worm attempts to open ports 139 and 445, as well as steal sensitive information.
The executable for W32.HLLW.Moega may look similar to the icon for Windows XP's Windows Update executable, Wupdmgr.exe. See step 1 of the "Technical Details" section for an illustration.
Several minor variants of this worm have been found. Some of them may be packed with UPX or PeCompact.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version August 8, 2003
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version August 8, 2003
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date August 11, 2003
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Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi