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W32.HLLW.Vuxer@mm

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 5, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:06:56 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.HLLW.Vuxer@mm is a mass-mailing worm that replicates using email. It uses Microsoft Outlook to send itself to the contacts in the Outlook Address Book.

The email message has the following characteristics:

Subject:
 Here it is!

Message Body:
Hey, here is the Setup you have been asking me for...

Attachment:
Setup.exe (9,216 Bytes)

W32.HLLW.Vuxer@mm is a Visual Basic application and is packed with UPX v0.76.1-1.24.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 5, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 5, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 10, 2003
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Writeup By: Sergei Shevchenko

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