W32.HLLW.Gaobot.AE is a minor variant of W32.HLLW.Gaobot.AA that attempts to spread to network shares with weak passwords. The worm also allows for a hacker to access an infected computer through IRC.
The worm uses the following vulnerabilities:
W32.HLLW.Gaobot.AE is compressed with UPX.
Virus definitions dated prior to September 11, 2003 may detect this threat as W32.HLLW.Gaobot.AA.
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