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  3. W32.HLLW.Habrack


Risk Level 1: Very Low

August 12, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:05:53 PM
Systems Affected:

W32.HLLW.Habrack is a worm that attempts to spread through file-sharing networks. The worm also has backdoor functionalities that allow its creator to control a compromised system.

When W32.HLLW.Habrack is executed, it displays fake messages. Refer to the "Technical Details" section for illustrated examples.

This threat is written in the Microsoft Visual Basic programming language.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 13, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 13, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 13, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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