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W32.Hopalong@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
August 25, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:05:33 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.Hopalong@mm is a mass-mailing worm that sends itself to any addresses in the Microsoft Outlook Address Book.

The email has the following characteristics:

Subject: Look At This!!!
Message: You have to see this file its so funny!
Attachments: hop_along.exe


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 26, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 26, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 27, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: John Canavan

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