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Risk Level 1: Very Low

August 29, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:06:32 PM
Also Known As:
W32/Bardiel, Worm.P2P.VB.ai [KAV], W32/Darby.worm.c [McAfee]
Systems Affected:

W32.HLLW.Darby is a worm that spreads through file-sharing networks, such as KaZaA and Morpheus, and may also attempt to spread through email and IRC.

When this worm is executed, it displays a message box that states either "The file this total or partially damaged, impossible to open the file," or "El archivo esta total o parcialmente danado, imposible abrir el archivo."

This threat is written in Visual Basic and is packed with UPX.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 2, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 2, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 3, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Heather Shannon

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